This second annual National Dairy FARM Program Evaluator Conference serves as a meeting place for the over 400 FARM Animal Care evaluators to network and to learn about and discuss relevant topics in animal care, environmental stewardship and antibiotic stewardship. This year, key Elanco personnel will provide their expertise in sales and communication for a professional development training. Additionally, the group will tour Elanco’s headquarters and meet with their Senior Executive Team to learn more about Elanco’s global business and commitment to feeding the world, responsible and sustainably. Additional sessions during the Evaluator Conference will include the Economics of Animal Well-Being and insight from a panel of farmers and veterinarians on the importance of protocols and employee training.
OPPTIONAL ACITIVITY: On July 20th, there is an optional day trip activity to tour Fair Oaks Farm. Located in in Fair Oaks, Indiana, the agritourism farm offers educational opportunities to explore and learn about dairy, hog and crop farming buy visiting working dairies and hog facilities. While spending the day at Fair Oaks, conference attendees will have the opportunity to discuss establishing and implementing protocols with the Fair Oaks dairy management team.