Badger Dairy Insight (BDI)

Access the latest UW-Madison Division of Extension Dairy Cattle Research during the upcoming Badger Dairy Insight webinar series

Join the University of Wisconsin-Madison – Division of Extension’s Dairy Program on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 pm CST for the Badger Dairy Insight webinar series. We are featuring your local Extension Dairy Program Educators and UW Specialists as they present on current dairy topics. Take the opportunity to learn from and discuss with experts on the dates below. To learn more about Badger Dairy Insight and the Extension Dairy program please visit Print a complete list of the the 2024 Badger Dairy Insight – Winter Sessions Offered.

February 20, 2024 — Balancing diets for energy and amino acids to maximize milk components

In this presentation, Sebastian I Arriola Apelo, Assistant Professor of Metabolism at UW-Madison in the Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, will discuss amino acid balancing when feeding different energy sources to maximize milk protein and fat. Discussion will include various scenarios, including consideration of an induced milk fat depression. Amino acid balancing strategies will be focused on commercially available rumen protected amino acids and bypass proteins. 

Learn the most up-to-date information on topics including dairy and livestock production, forages, and farm management resources from Extension’s Agriculture virtual education offerings. Your farm-ready research! There is no charge to participate in the sessions, however pre-registration is required to allow access. Register online at

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