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Minnesota Dairy Health Conference Webinar Series

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The Minnesota Dairy Health Conference is going VIRTUAL.

Join us for a series of three webinars starting June 11, 2020.

NEW THIS YEAR: Each webinar is approved for RACE credits (up to 10.5 CEs for all three) 

  • New Virtual Webinar Format: Via Zoom - be sure to test your connection!
  • Dates: June 11, June 18, and August 6, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Credits: CE credits approved through the MN Board of Veterinary Medicine (4.2/webinar) and RACE (3.5/webinar)
  • For: Dairy veterinarians, industry professionals, and producers



Our 2020 program emphasizes new opportunities for veterinarians to offer improved and expanded services to clients, understanding and utilizing emerging technologies to promote animal health and wellbeing, as well as sustainability for the producer and the veterinary practice.

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Regular Fee: $50 per webinar or $125 for all three
Student Fee: $15 per webinar (must email current student fee statement to vetmedccaps@umn.edu to be eligible)

The registration fee includes instruction, handout materials, and CE credit from the MN Board of Veterinary Medicine and RACE.
You will receive an email one week prior to, as well as the morning of each webinar with the link to join as well as handout material and the CE form.

The software we will use for this event is Zoom. We recommend that all registrants test their connection prior to the webinars using Zoom’s test meeting.  Additionally, if you are brand new to Zoom, we recommend you also review the Getting Started Guide



If you need to cancel your registration, a refund—minus $25 cancellation fee—will be issued if you provide written notice by June 4, 2020. Cancellations after this date will be ineligible for a refund.

Thanks to the 2020 Sponsors


Bronze: $500

  • Company logo on the conference website
  • Verbal recognition by the moderator during the webinars
  • Rolling credits during conference breaks
  • Recognition in attendee handout materials


Silver: $1,000

All Bronze items plus:

  • Company logo in marketing emails
  • Highlight section in a marketing email
  • 1 complimentary registration per webinar


Gold: $2,000

All Silver items plus:

  • Choice of sponsoring a speaker 
  • 2 complimentary registrations per webinar
  • Access to the list of attendee names


    Questions? vetmedccaps@umn.edu

    Dairy Appreciation Award

    The Dairy Production Medicine Group created the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Dairy Appreciation Award in 2011 to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the dairy industry and to support our education and research missions at the College. Individuals were nominated by members of the Dairy Production Medicine Group, and the recipients are selected by vote.


    2011—Ron Durst
    2012—Jim Lewis and John Vrieze
    2013—Barb and Paul Liebenstein
    2014—Ron, Jeannie, and Marv Miller
    2015—Mark and Mitch Davis
    2016—Zweber Farms
    2017—Gar-Lin Dairy
    2018—Skyview Dairy 
    2019—Gary Neubauer
    2020 - NexGen Dairy

    Conference Committee

    Sandra Godden, BSc., DVM, DVSc., Chair
    Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Luciano Caixeta, DVM, PhD
    Assistant Professor College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Gerard Cramer, DVM, DVSc.
    Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Timothy Goldsmith, DVM, MPH
    Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Patrick Gorden, DVM, ABVP-Dairy
    Senior Clinician, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University

    Whitney Knauer, VMD, PhD
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Erin Royster, DVM
    Instructor, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Scott Wells, DVM, PhD
    College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

    Contact Info

    Program Information
    612-624-4938 | vetmedccaps@umn.edu

    Registration Information

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