A dairy barn lighting webinar is scheduled for May 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm CST. The webinar is free and no prior registration is needed.  

Dr. Geoffrey E. Dahl from the University of Florida, Gainsville will focus on implementation of photoperiod management throughout the life cycle of dairy cows to improve productivity and health.  Specific areas of coverage include lighting recommendations for growing heifers, dry cows, and lactating cows, and some of the biology behind those recommendations.

Geoffrey Dahl University of Florida headshotGeoffrey E. Dahl is the Harriet B. Weeks Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville.  He previously served as Chair of the Department for 12 years, serving as liaison between the university, livestock producers, and allied industries in Florida.  Dr. Dahl conducts applied and basic research with direct impact on dairy production.  Specific research interests include effects of photoperiod manipulation on production and health, the impact of frequent milking in early lactation on milk production, and heat stress abatement during the dry period on cow productivity and health.  Those research efforts are disseminated through his Extension programming in the US and abroad.  Indeed, Dr. Dahl has been invited to present his research findings in 20 countries and Geoff has active Extension program efforts in a variety of developing countries including Sri Lanka, Nepal, Rwanda and Ethiopia. Dr. Dahl has authored over 115 peer-reviewed papers and numerous symposium and popular press articles.  He has trained 22 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.  Dr. Dahl is a member of several professional and honorary societies including the American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), and he currently serves as President of ADSA.


May 23, 2019

12:00 pm CST

To join the webinar visit https://go.unl.edu/dairylighting

Join the webinar via phone (669) 900 6833 US  
       Meeting ID: 709 142 525