Dr Heather Dann talks about milk analysis and on-farm use for management decisions. Heather Dann is a research scientist at the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute in Chazy, NY where her research has focused on dairy cow nutrition and management. Most...read more
Dr Michael Ballou from Texas Tech University discussed strategies to improve the immunological function of dairy cattle. He covered stress, the impact on immunity, and methods to control stress and improve response.read more
Dr Baumgard presented work he has been doing in the area of leaky gut and the effects it may have on milk production and animal performance.read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Christiaan Cruywagen, Challenges to maintain a healthy Rumen pH in Dairy Cows, August 9, 2017 Dr. Christiaan Cruywagen, noted researcher, nutritionist, educator speaks to us from South Africa. We are very pleased to...read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Dale Bauman, Diet Induced Milk Fat Depression, July 12, 2017 We were especially happy to welcome Dr. Bauman so close after the Bauman Symposium at ADSA in late June Dr. dale Bauman’s talk provided some historical...read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Samuel Fessenden, Integrating on-farm data into Nutritional Models, June 7, 2017 Dr. Sam Fessenden, technical support specialist for AMTS on model inputs We were very pleased to host our own, Sam Fessenden, as he...read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Ian Lean, Transition Cows and Pasture, May 10, 2017 Dr. Ian Lean, noted researcher, nutritionist, educator speaks to us from Australia. We were very pleased to host a first, for us, webinar from the other side of...read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Mark Hanigan: Is there really a single limiting amino acid? April 5, 2017 Dr. Mark Hanigan’s talk centered around the new Dairy NRC recommendations for amino acids. Dr Hanigan presented an argument against...read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Larry Chase: Cows, Gases, and the Environment, March 8, 2017 Dr. Larry Chase joins us in the Groton Office for his presentation. Dr Larry Chase, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University, gave a presentation focused on...read more
The Nutritionist 2017 Webinar Series Dr. Barry Bradford: Fiber, Fill, and Fermentability February 8, 2017 Dr. Barry Bradford is the first presenter in our 2017 series of The Nutritionist. Barry Bradford, from Kansas State University discussed the differing...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.