The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Tom Overton: Transition Cows, February 10, 2016 Dr. Tom Overton kicked off of the first in our 2016 series of The Nutritionist. His talk received the highest number of pre-registered users to our webinar series...read more
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Forage Lab Forum March 9 , 2016 Representatives from three of the major forage labs were the presenters. In March we held another first for our webinar series: multiple presenters in three locations. It went off well...read more
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Jim Drackley: Feeding Calves, April 13, 2016 Dr. Jim Drackely: Feeding Calves–Weaning and Early Post Weaning Strategies. Dr Drackley gave a tremendous seminar about research in successful calf raising to maximize...read more
2016 Webinar Series Dr. Tom Jenkins: Fatty Acids in Lactating Cow Diets, May 11, 2016 Dr. Tom Jenkins, Clemson University talks about Fatty Acids in Diets of Dairy Cattle. Noted instructor and researcher, Dr. Tom Jenkins, regularly talks about the use and...read more
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Bill Prokop: Diet Forensics, July 13, 2016 Dr. Bill Prokop, of Dairy-8 and AVA, gives focused insight on troubleshooting diets . Bill serves as a consultant on many farms in the US and globally providing practical...read more
2016 Webinar Series Dr. Mike VanAmburgh: Heifer Nutrition, July 13 2016 Dr. Mike VanAmbugh, always popular, returns to the Nutritionist to talk Heifers. Mike VanAmburgh, Professor at Cornell University, is often asked to speak on current developments in...read more
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Charlie Sniffen, Fermentable Carbohydrates, August 9, 2016 Dr. Charlie Sniffen, one of the founders of the CNCPS model joins us to discuss fermentable carbohydrates. Charlie has been actively involved in the CNCPS...read more
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Tom Tylutki: Advanced Formulation September 14, 2016 Dr. Tom Tylutki, one of the creators of the series, addresses the finer points of formulation. Being the boss has privileges. We lined Tom up to talk about...read more
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Dave Barbano: New Frontiers in Milk Analysis–Identifying Preformed Fatty Acids, 12 October 2016
The Nutritionist 2016 Webinar Series Dr. Dave Barbano: New Frontiers in Milk Analysis–Identifying Preformed Fatty Acids, 12 October 2016 Dr. Dave Barbano, a food scientist focused on milk fat analysis methods, spoke about New Frontiers in Milk Analysis. Dr...read more
2016 Webinar Series Dr. Nina Vonkeyserlingk: Calf feeding and management Dr. Nina VonKeyserlingk talks about successful pre-weaned calf management Dr VonKeyserlingk’s talk about rethinking methods for feeding and housing dairy calves completed the...read more
Key Points About the Nutritionist Series
The presentation is in English using the Zoom Webinars platform and approximately 60 minutes in length.
Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese language webinars are simultaneously translated and transmitted through other platforms.
Questions are fielded in all four languages and The flow of the talk is not interrupted for translation.
The audience is global—live attendees were primarily from the Western Hemisphere but also included European, Asian and African attendees.
The talks are non-commercial. They are offered at two times to enable convenient global participation.
Archived talks from 2015 through the present (as they are available) in English, are accessible by topic.
These multi language webinars are hosted in English by Mariann Fessenden of AMTS. Globally recognized educators, researchers, and nutritional practitioners speak on a variety of topics with 60 minute presentations. The talk is co-hosted in Spanish by Paula Turiello in Argentina; Tom Long hosts in Mandarin; and Elena Bonfante from Italy. Following the presentation, audience members from each webinar partner are able to ask questions. The webinars started in 2015. Recordings are archived, by year, for on-line listening, or on our vimeo site for downloading. All webinars are converted into podcasts.
In January 2017 the United States implemented a program focused on addressing the use of medications in feed animals that, if overused, could contribute to antibiotic resistance in human disease management. We held a webinar for nutritionist as animal caregivers that outlined the requirements for compliance. Dr. Melanie Hemenway for NYSCHAP spoke about the Veterinary Feed Directive on 22 March 2017. A recording of that webinar can be found here.