You and a producer of your choice are invited to attend Papillon Agricultural Company’s 2016 Dairy Efficiency Summit, an exclusive event for select members of Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry. The summit will address the economic impact of improved dairy feed efficiency and increased land base efficiency through precision agriculture.
You can expect to:
Interact with leading industry experts including nutritionists, researchers, educators, veterinarians, progressive producers, and nutrient management consultants.
Gain valuable insights on monitoring farm efficiency and see how implementing various methods affect profitability.
Get an insider’s look at how large dairies in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed region cope with strict environmental regulations, many of which will soon impact WI.
Papillon invites you to attend the summit that best fits your schedule. Please indicate your date/ location preference when registering.
Tuesday, July 12th 2016 9:00am – 3:15pm
The Rock Garden, Comfort Suites
1951 Bond Street, Green Bay, WI 54303
Wednesday, July 13th 2016 9:00am – 3:15pm
Hilton Garden Inn Madison West/ Middleton
1801 Deming Way, Madison (Middleton), WI 53562
Interact with leading industry experts including nutritionists, researchers, educators, veterinarians, progressive producers, and nutrient management consultants
9:00 AM Welcome
David Briggs, President Papillon Agricultural Company
9:05 AM Tricks and traps for the consultant monitoring production efficiency of their client herd’s
Dr. Robert C. Fry, Atlantic Dairy Consulting
9:45 AM Finding the maximum margin by efficient feeding and management practices in the “100 lb herd”
Walt Moore, Walmoore Holsteins, Inc.
10:25 AM BREAK
10:40 AM Emerging technologies that enhance nutrient utilization efficiencies through precision application of plant nutrients and crop protection products
Jamie Kimbles, Willard Agri-Service
11:20 AM Maximizing profit per acre with dairy cows as the center piece of farming operations in the environmentally fragile Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Sean Jones, Lester C. Jones and Sons Inc.
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Understanding dairy feed efficiency through genomic selection and other management practices as we anticipate an 8th edition of the NRC Nutrient Requirements for Dairy Cattle
Dr. Lou Armentano, University of Wisconsin
1:40 PM The Papillon Dairy Initiative: 90 audits completed covering over 50,000 cows. What have we learned? Where are the greatest opportunities?
Clayton Stoffel, Papillon Agricultural Company
2:20 PM BREAK
2:30 PM Impact of feeding efficiently on a dairy’s income statement and balance sheet. From the CFO’s perspective: tips when measuring production efficiency, impact of scale, and the effect of high vs low input management styles on economic efficiency.
Dr. Greg Bethard, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy
3:10 PM Closing
David Briggs, Papillon Agricultural Company
Dr. Robert C. Fry graduated from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. Dr. Fry currently practices veterinary medicine and provides nutritional consulting services to dairy herds in the Northeast focusing on healthy cows and efficient production.
Walt Moore is the President of Walmoore Holsteins, Inc. located in West Grove, PA. The farm operation is home to 880 lactating cows (29,000 RHA), 700 young stock, and 1200 tillable acres.
Jamie Kimbles graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2011 with a B.S. in environmental science. Jamie is a certified nutrient management consultant in the state of Maryland and serves as the Agronomy Lead for Sales Support at Willard Agri-Service, a liquid fertilizer company located in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Sean Jones is the principal manager of Lester C. Jones and Sons Inc. in Massey, MD and has been chosen as one of The Fertilizer Institute’s 4R Advocates. The 4R Advocate program highlights farmers who are using 4R Nutrient Stewardship to improve their farms profitability while minimizing potential environmental impacts of nutrient use.
Dr. Lou Armentano is an Emeritus Professor of Dairy Science at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Armentano has focused his research on liver metabolism in cattle and maintained a program addressing the use of by-product feedstuffs and their role in providing energy, fiber, protein, and fat to dairy cows.
Clayton Stoffel grew up on a dairy farm in Kewaskum, WI and earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in dairy science, with an emphasis in nutrition, from the University of Wisconsin. Clayton is the Dairy Initiative Project Manager for Papillon Agricultural Company.
Dr. Greg Bethard received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D degrees from Virginia Tech in dairy nutrition and management. Dr. Bethard is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy in Kewaunee, WI.
Our company is dedicated to providing the industry with consistent, high quality ingredients backed by proven research
For over 30 years, Papillon Agricultural Company has worked with dairy nutritionists, feed manufacturers and producers with the sole focus of enhancing feed and farm efficiency of North American dairy operations. Our company is dedicated to providing the industry with consistent, high quality ingredients backed by proven research.
In addition to our innovative products, we also offer the Papillon Dairy Initiative, a nutritional efficiency program designed to measure a dairy’s energy, nitrogen, and phosphorus efficiency. The Dairy Initiative provides an objective, science based assessment of a dairy’s current nutritional efficiency strengths and opportunities. It also highlights potential economic benefits of efficiency improvements.
To further demonstrate the economic and environmental impact of precision agriculture through efficient dairy feed utilization and land management, we are pleased to introduce Papillon’s Dairy Efficiency Summit. With this speaker series we hope to reinforce the value of efficiency throughout the industry.