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CVAS is pleased to invite all interested professionals to attend the pre-conference symposium “Forage and Feed Characterization – Foundation of Nutritional Services” to be held the morning of the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference. This will be on April 17th from 8:00 am until noon at the Anthony Wayne Room in the Grand Wayne Center in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

A key speaker will be Charles Ramsey whose company is EnviroStat. Mr. Ramsey supports education and consulting efforts in various industries regarding the science of taking defensible samples for quality control and analysis. Anyone involved in nutritional support, manufacturing, or sales will find value in what he has to offer. Mr. Ramsey has been a consultant for AAFCO in the development of sampling programs.

There is no cost for the pre-conference. A full agenda is available at For those that wish to register for the Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference, a conference agenda, registration and hotel information is at

Cumberland Valley Analytical Services is national based forage and feeds testing laboratory focused on serving the dairy nutritional services industry.