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Dairy Calf & Heifer Association 2020 Annual Conference: April 7-9, 2020

April 7 - April 9

Name: 2020 Annual Conference
Date: April 7, 2020April 9, 2020
Join fellow producers and industry experts at the annual Dairy Calf & Heifer Association conference coming up on April 7-9, 2020, in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisc. The schedule includes current topics relevant to today’s dairy calf and heifer raisers.
• NEW passive transfer standards for dairy calves
• Disbudding practices: Present and future
• Why heifer maturity matters
• Calf handling
• Immunity
• Dairy x beef topics

An optional pre-conference tour will be at Larson Acres. There, you will see their current calf-raising facilities, learn from Jennifer Van Os and Terri Ollivett.

Register for an optional post-conference calf-handling demonstration to learn how to condition calmness in humans and animals; it only works where it is practiced.

This is the event you DO NOT want to miss!

Location:
The conference events will be held in the:
Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center.
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713

Rooms have been set aside just across the street from the Alliant Energy Center at:
Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713

Complimentary shuttle to and from the Alliant Energy Center provided by the Sheraton.

To make your reservation at the discounted rate call 1-888-625-4988 and mention “Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Annual Conference” by 3/16/2020 or use the link below:
Book your group rate for Dairy Calf & Heifer Association Annual Conference

The hotel provides shuttle service from the airport.
When you have collected your baggage, call the front desk at 608-251-2300 and press 0. They will send the shuttle. If for some reason the shuttle is not available, the front desk will direct you to contact a specific cab company and the hotel will handle the charges.

Date/Time Information:
April 7-9, 2020
Contact Information:
sue@calfandheifer.org
Fees/Admission:
Member

  • Full conference primary registration ($395)
  • Full conference additional registrant(s) ($295)
  • Tuesday conference registration ($100)
  • Wednesday conference registration ($250)
  • Thursday conference registration ($250)

Non-member

  • Full conference primary registrant ($645)
  • Full conference additional registrant(s) ($545)
  • Tuesday conference registration ($200)
  • Wednesday conference registration ($350)
  • Thursday conference registration ($350)

Farm and Industry Tours-Tuesday – an additional $75 fee
Post-Conference Session & Tour-Thursday – an additional $50 fee

Students – Please email sue@calfandheifer.org to get registered at a discounted rate.

Cancellations received by Friday, March 13 are refundable in full. Request for cancellation must be sent via email to: sue@calfandheifer.org. After March 13, cancellations are subject to a fee equal to 50% of the booked conference registration. Please note: If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment. Substitutions may be made at any time.
Recording videos at our event is strictly prohibited, unless prior approval from DCHA staff is obtained.

Professional Development Hours:
16

Venue

Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Madison, WI 53713 United States
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