Candid shots from AABP By Bovine Veterinarian September 28, 2011 | 12:22 pm EDT Comments AABP District 9 Director Dave Rethorst, DVM, displays a special AABP Henry “Big Boy” rifle donated by his district for the Amstutz live auction. The rifle brought $1,500. Winners of the AgriLabs Dr. Bruce Wren Continuing Education Grant. L-R Bruce Wren, DVM, PhD; Eric Behlke, DVM (beef); Amber Itle, DVM (dairy); and AgriLabs’ Jim Glassford. The 2011 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Amstutz scholarship winners Charles Gardner, DVM (center) with four of the eight recipients of the Cargill/AABP Foundation $1,000 scholarships. L-R: Scott Hamilton (UC Davis), Elisha Adkins (Oregon State University), Charles Gardner, DVM , Joshua Boyden (Cornell University), Amber Hazel (University of Minnesota). AABP Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Award, sponsored by Merck. L-R Melissa Masters (Mississippi State University), Brandy Lengacher (The Ohio State University), Amanda Kilby (University of Pennsylvania), Claire McPhee (North Carolina State University), Lincoln Judd Sims (University of Florida), Brent Kroeze (Iowa State University), Matt Brewer (Iowa State University) and Merck’s Rick Sibbel, DVM. Not pictured, Amber Hazel (University of Minnesota). Dave Sjeklocha, DVM, receives the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Veterinarian of the Year award. L-R KSU vet school dean Ralph Richardson, DVM; Dave Sjeklocha, DVM; and KSU’s Mike Apley, DVM, PhD. Incoming AABP President Brian Gerloff, DVM, PhD, autographs his Bovine Veterinarian cover poster before it was donated to the Amstutz auction. Drs. Christine Navarre and Brian Gerloff AgriTalk radio host Mike Adams hosted the Cattle Production Veterinary Hall of Fame awards at AABP’s closing event. The award is sponsored by Merck, AABP, AVC, Bovine Veterinarian and Osborn & Barr. Alvaro Garcia Guerra, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was one of the winners of the AABP Research Assistantship Awards. The 2011 Cattle Production Veterinarian Hall of Fame inductees, Dan Upson, (left) DVM, PhD, and Harold Amstutz, DVM. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Here were some of the other awards and activities from the 44th Annual American Association of Bovine Practitioners meeting held Sept. 22-24 in St. Louis.