Roadmap of Tomorrow: 2015 Montana Nutrition Conference and Livestcok Forum

GranTree Inn, Bozeman, MT

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:00‐12:30 – Registration
12:30 – Welcome
1:00‐1:50 – The US Cattle Cycle and Calf Prices – Dr. Gary Brester, Montana State University
1:50‐2:40 – Hay Production Options for Cow‐Calf Producers – Dr. Emily Glunk, Montana State University
2:40‐3:10 – Break
3:10‐4:00 – Obesity During Sheep Pregnancy: Implications for the Following Generations – Dr. Stephen Ford, University of Wyoming
4:00‐4:50 – A Closer Look at Weaning in Beef Cattle – Dr. Joe Stookey, University of Saskatchewan
5:00 – Social
6:30 – Dinner and Program
Scholarship presentations
Evening speaker: Food, Consumers, and Their Influence on Agriculture – Dr. Nevil Speer, AgriClear, Inc.
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
7:00‐8:00 – Breakfast, Grad student poster judging
8:00‐8:30 – How to Prepare for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) – Dr. Bruce Hoffman, Elanco Animal Health
8:30‐9:40 – VFD and Feed‐Grade Antibiotics Panel Discussion – Dr. Bruce Hoffman, Elanco Animal Health and Dr. Marty Zaluski, Montana State Veterinarian
9:40‐10:10 – Break
10:10‐11:00 – Common Vitamin/Mineral Abnormalities, Effects, and Their Diagnoses in Cattle of Montana – Dr. Jeff Hall, Utah State University
11:00‐11:50 – Replacements females: buy or raise? – Mr. John Gates, Northwest Farm Credit Services
11:50‐12:00 – Presentation of graduate student poster awards – Dr. Pat Hatfield
12:00 – Conference wrap‐up
 
$115 Pre-registration fee; $135 at the door
Register online after March 1at: https://www.montana.edu/nutrition/
Complete conference brochure and registration information at: http://animalrange.montana.edu/conferences.htm