Registration for the 2019 International Precision Dairy Conference is open. The event, set June 18-19 in Rochester, Minn., will feature five plenary talks and six concurrent breakout sessions, along with two poster sessions and a trade show.
Early-bird registration ends April 15; regular registration ends June 12. The registration cost will remain unchanged for dairy producers.
Plenary topics will include dairy digital trends in the industry presented by international consultant Aidan Connolly; robotic milking and other technology showcased by Indiana dairy producer Brian Houin, who has 36 box robots; data ownership and use of technology presented by Dutch dairy producer Ron von Burgsteden; technology and dairy cow health monitoring presented by David Kelton; and a to-be-determined speaker on technology beyond dairy. Breakout sessions will highlight producer and industry talks and research abstracts.
An optional dairy farm tour will follow the conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20. Tour stops will highlight robotics, cow monitoring, data use and more.
For more information, visit www.precisiondairyfarming.com.