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    Thursday, July 30, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (July 27, 2020) – Join Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) for its next webinar on efficient feed conversion and breeding decisions. This one-hour DCHA webinar starts at 11 a.m. Central time on Aug. 20.   Efficient feed conversion plays a key role in production agriculture’s sustainability. Here’s why. Feed costs represent about 51 percent of total dairy farm operating ...read more
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    Monday, June 29, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (June 29, 2020) – The Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) invites you to attend its next webinar – “Immunity Associated with Bovine Respiratory Viruses after Intranasal Vaccination.” This DCHA webinar starts at 2 p.m. Central time on July 21.   The American Association of Veterinary State Boards granted one Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) credit for this ...read more
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    Thursday, June 04, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (June 4, 2020) – “Raising the Bar on Passive Transfer” headlines the June 18 Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) webinar. Scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Central time, Dave Cook, Milk Products technical services manager, and Adam Geiger, Zinpro Corporation research nutritionist – dairy & colostrum, will serve as the presenters.   The American Association of Veterinary State ...read more
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    Monday, June 01, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (June 1, 2020) – Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) members elected Clint Al-Ag, Blue Sky Farms, Friona, Texas; Emily De Benetti, Oxford Cattle Co., Woodstock, Ont., Canada; and Jorge Delgado, dairy specialist with the Alltech On-Farm Support team; to the organization’s board of directors. Al-Ag represents the Southwest; De Benetti represents the Northeast; and Delgado ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (April 10, 2020) – More than 200 dairy producers, calf and heifer raisers, veterinarians, nutritionists, educators and dairy consultants attended Dairy Calf and Heifer Association’s (DCHA) Virtual Conference, held April 8-9. The participants represented 28 states, four Canadian provinces and 11 other countries. Presentations addressed new passive transfer standards for dairy ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (March 25, 2020) – The in-person Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) Annual Conference, previously scheduled for April 7-9, in Madison, Wis., is rescheduled for April 8-9, in a virtual format. DCHA’s in-person event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  DCHA Annual Conference registrants received a full refund for the in-person event. To register for the virtual ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. (March 17, 2020) – The Dairy Calf & Heifer Association (DCHA) chose Emil Walleser, son of Anne Marie Elwing and Kevin Walleser, De Soto, Wis., as this year’s $1,000 scholarship recipient. The DCHA scholarship program honors an outstanding student pursuing a degree in agriculture, with a particular interest in calf health and future productivity.   Walleser earned a ...read more
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    Monday, March 02, 2020
    New Prague, Minn. [March 2, 2020] – The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) named Dairy Calf and Heifer Association (DCHA) a Registry of Approved Continuing Education- (RACE) approved provider. RACE is one of the four key programs provided by AAVSB. The RACE program’s purpose is to develop and apply uniform standards related to providers and programs of continuing education ...read more
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