Session Topics for NDA-NA at ADSA

Presenters: David E. Weber, DVM and Buzz Burhans, Ph.D.
Wednesday July 15th 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Introduction
  • History of NDS and CNCPS
  • Field examples
  • Biology from 5.0 to 6.5
  • Changes in AA
  • Changes in CHO and Fiber
  • Lab Inputs into 6.5
  • Glance at NDS Light, NDS Pro (dairy, heifer, calf, sheep and beef)
Thursday July 16th 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM       
  • Getting around in NDS
  • Working Groups to Rations. (building the structure for files and farms, short cuts)
  • Maintaining Farms, Barns, Pens and Rations
  • Feeds and Feed Banks (User List)
  • Composites and Mixes in NDS
  • Basics of Building Diets
  • Looking at the Linear Optimizer
Thursday July 16th 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Examine Ration Parameters (customize NDS)
  • Main inputs from 6.5 into rations.  Importing xml lab data.
  • Comparison rations
  • Dry Cow rations and Close Up rations. (heifers and beef if desired)
  • Non-Linear Optimizer
  • Farm Economics
  • Well Being tab
  • Printing Herd Reports
  • Q & A session
  **Optional Spanish Session on Wednesday July 15th from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM**

Hampton Inn & Suites Orlando
John Young Pkwy/S. Park
7500 Futures Drive,
Orlando, FL 32819
$ 50.00 per session
Breaks and Lunch Provided
Limited Space Available
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