Breakout Sessions

Location: Convention Center Meeting Rooms 8-9

Dr John Goeser grew up in the dairy industry as his family’s dairy near Plymouth, Wisc., grew from 60 head in the 1980s to now over 1,000 cows. Goeser holds several degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, including: B.S. degrees in Dairy Science and Agronomy, M.S. degrees in Plant Breeding and Genetics and Dairy Science and a Ph.D. in Dairy Science. Goeser has offered dairy nutrition and management expertise for over 10 years and has been with Rock River Laboratory since 2012. In 2014, Goeser joined the UW-Madison Dairy Science department as an adjunct professor and also began consulting for agricultural businesses as a side venture. With Rock River Laboratory, Goeser oversees animal nutrition, technical support and research. Goeser’s focus with Rock River laboratory is improving our understanding of carbohydrate digestion, forage management and feed hygiene.

Dr. Lon Whitlow is professor emeritus of nutrition with North Carolina State University. He currently resides near Nashville, Tenn., and consults with Phibro Animal Health.  At N.C. State, Dr. Whitlow conducted extension and research programs in applied nutrition and mycotoxins. His efforts are directed at helping today’s dairy producers manage mycotoxin problems.

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