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Western Dairy Management Conference

Join Novus at the Western Dairy Management Pre-Conference

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Tuscan Ballroom 11 (Tuscany Tower)

Peppermill Resort Hotel & Casino - Reno, NV

Novus Platinum Sponsors + Pre-Conference

“Is Milk Fat Depression Hiding in Plain Sight?” - Dr. Hannah Tucker, Ruminant Technical Manager, Novus

  • What is milk fat depression?
  • Where does milk fat depression occur?
  • Can even a 4.0 herd experience milk fat depression?
  • How to address milk fat depression and shifting the production curve of your herd.
  • Profitability-leave no potential income on the table.


Dr. Tucker grew up in Michigan’s scenic dairy country and now resides in Central, IL with her family. She received her bachelor’s in Animal Science at Michigan State University followed by her Master’s in Dairy Science at Virginia Tech University under Dr. Mike Akers. She completed her PhD in Animal Science, specializing in lactation physiology, at Virginia Tech University under Dr. Kristy Daniels and began her career as a ruminant nutritionist for Sioux Nation Ag. Currently, she is a ruminant technical services manager for the Americas at Novus International, leading innovation and research opportunities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.


Let us know you are planning on attending and as a treat for registering, we will email you a link to Dr. Tucker's talk after the conference.