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Education & Support

GENEX is dedicated to helping you succeed and, since we know knowledge and training are instrumental to your dairy’s success, we offer several training and education options.

Whether you are looking for more information on genetics or your herd inseminator needs follow-up reproductive training, we have solutions for you!

Browse the educational opportunities listed below.

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GENEX Hard-Wired

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity featuring intimate and illuminating live learning sessions. Through these live sessions, GENEX Hard-Wired enables you to engage and connect with world-class dairy industry experts like never before. This means you can ask the questions you need answered on the latest topics impacting you!

GENEX Hard-wired consists of six 2-hour sessions that will help you be your best self, taking your knowledge and skills from good to great! Learn what’s really required to elevate your dairy’s success, as industry experts take to the screen to share their secret knowledge on raising healthy calves, navigating the critical periods in a cow’s life, and making the most out of your genetic decisions.

GENEX Academy

To increase your knowledge, take part in an intensive five-day workshop at GENEX headquarters in Shawano, Wisconsin. Learn from industry experts and visit farms to see the fundamentals you learned put to practice. Participation is limited, meaning you receive personalized instruction and interaction opportunities.

GENEX Academy is your chance to learn more about: reproduction management, genetics, nutrition, transition cow management, facility design, hoof care, DiSC® personality profiles and leadership & team management. 

This in-person training is currently cancelled due to COVID-19. Check back for updates.

 

Horizons

For nearly 25 years you routinely received the GENEX Dairy Horizons magazine in your mailbox. It’s been a valuable source of cooperative membership news, sire information and herd management strategies. Today, GENEX provides that same valuable information in a digital format. Click here to read the latest issue of Horizons.

dairylearning.com

If seeking new ways to learn, visit dairylearning.com. This progressive dairy knowledge hub delivers training opportunities for you and your staff. Courses range from Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology to Newborn Calves and Colostrum and from Mastering Management with Tom Fuhrmann to Basic and Intermediate DairyComp. The courses are available in multiple languages, and prices vary by course.

Use this resource for customized employee training as well. You can load your dairy’s protocols and gain access to a catalog of dairy and safety training courses. This shows employees the value you place on training and enables staff to learn on their own schedule. Plus, it’s trackable so you can hold each person accountable their progress. For further information, email [email protected].