2017 SWNC Speaker Title:
“Up to Date Recommendations for Vitamins and Minerals for Dairy Cows”
Bill Weiss is a Professor and Extension Specialist of Dairy Cattle Nutrition in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University, located at OARDC in Wooster. He earned degrees from Purdue and Ohio State and has been on the faculty of OSU since 1989. His main research areas are factors affecting digestive efficiency of dairy cows, relationships between minerals and vitamins and health of dairy cows and effect of variability on productivity of dairy cows. He has authored more than 110 journal articles and 350 extension type articles. He is a board certified member of ARPAS and was a member of the 2001 Dairy NRC committee and is currently serving as vice chair of the 2016 Dairy NRC committee. He is also currently serving as Interim Chair of the Department of Animal Sciences.