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            The Western Dairy Management Conference, one of the nation’s premier educational programs for dairymen, attracted over 1800 dairy producers and those in allied industry from around the West and across the country this week Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 28 – Mar. 2 in Reno, Nevada.  Over three days, leading dairy Extension staff made more than 20 educational presentations with the latest research on all facets of dairy cattle management.  In addition, a panel of dairy-friendly attorneys talked about environmental litigation impacting dairies today and there was a roundtable discussion about training the next generation of dairy managers and an update on the latest dairy promotion activities.

There is no trade show here but a wide range of commercial companies, some 80 in all, provide sponsorships to underwrite the costs with many hosting hospitality suites for customers and prospects.  For the first time, in a pre-conference session Tuesday morning, experts from…

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