8:30am - 2:00pm
LOCATION: Mendota 4 Ballroom, Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall
1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713
World Dairy Expo
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Center for Dairy Farm Safety will conduct the third annual Dairy Farm Safety Symposium at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin on October 5, 2017. The symposium is a series of workshops addressing topics related to dairy farm safety and will feature interactive sessions led by national experts designed to assist dairy farm owners, managers and families in making dairy operations a safe place to work and live.
Symposium admission is free.
Jeff Bender, DVM, Co-Director of UMASH, will be co-presenting a workshop on safe animal handling at the symposium.
Stress Less with Good Stockmanship: Reducing Worker Injuries
11 am - Noon
Best practices overview of safe animal handling for dairy farm owners and managers.
Dr. Jeff Bender, Co-Director, Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) and Emily Wilmes, Extension Educator-Livestock, University of Minnesota Extension