Proceedings & Webinars

Proceedings & Webinars

Winter Workshop Proceedings
Dairy Beef Short Course Proceedings

Note: The Dairy Beef Short Course offers a classroom workshop on odd years and a tour on even years.


2020 Prosperity of Dairy Calves and Heifers

January 6-10, 2020 

Dairy Situtation Outlooks for Dairy Producers, March 25, 2020

Hosted by I-29 Moo University and Minnesota Milk.

Presenter: Marin Bozic, Assistant professor of Dairy Food Marketing Economics in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. 

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Dealing with a Changing Climate in Agriculture by Dennis Todey from the Climate Hub

“Eye on Employees” series are now available at: (hosted by Iowa State University)

Melissa O’Rourke on Starting the Interview Conversation by Melissa O'Rourke from Iowa State University 

Labor or Robots, It’s Not An Either Or Question by Larry Tranel from Iowa State University

2019 Barn benchmarks for success 2019 Crossing beef bulls with dairy breeds

Financial Impairment on the Farm, July 30, 2019

In this webinar Don Swanson and Kristine Tidgren address practical financial, tax, and bankruptcy issues impacting producers facing financial distress.

A Review of Dairy Revenue Protection Program and Dairy Margin Coverage webinar, May 17, 2019

Part 1: Presented by Dr. Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota.

Part 2: Presented by Cassie Monger, a dairy specialist at Compeer Financial, and Josh Newton, a crop insurance team leader with Compeer Financial.  

Dairy Revenue Protection, May 17, 2019

Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota discusses the Dairy Revenue Protection program. Compeer Financial representatives discuss the program also.

Improving Conversations with Your Lender

Understanding banking benchmarks, financial documents your lender needs, improving enterprise expense breakdown and where to go for follow-up information presented by Heather Gessner, SDSU Livestock Business Management Field Specialist.

2018 From field to bunk: growing and feeding dairy quality forages 2017 Marketing dairy beef: Realizing their full potential

Raising Dairy Replacements: Individual Versus Automatic Feeding Systems & Health Management for Pre-Weaned Calves

In this webinar, Tina Kohlman, UW-Madison Extension Fond du Lac County, discusses system and health management of calf facilities.

2018 Farm Bill: Implications for Dairy Producers, December 27, 2018

In this webinar, Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota and Associate Director of the Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center discusses dairy-related Farm Bill information.  

2017 Hot topics for cold days

Giving that Old Barn a Second Career

In this webinar, Brian Dougherty, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, discusses updating and remodeling old barns for functionality.

2016 What is your pregnant cow worth?

Beef Feeding Budget Tools and Benchmarks

by Bill Halfman, UW-Madison Extension Monroe County

2015 Raising your best calf ever