Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, January 11

1:00 pm: Welcome

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1:15 pm: Global Factors Affecting US Beef Demand & What Are Other Countries Expecting from 'US'?
Leann Saunders, IMI Global

2:15 pm: Sustainability: What is it really? What does it mean in the world?
Ted McCollum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

3:00 pm: Break & Trade Show

3:30 pm: What Happened to the Calf Market?
Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University

4:15 pm: Key Performance Indicators for Cow-Calf Producers
Bill Thompson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

5:00 pm: Social Hour

6:00 pm: Steak Supper

Thursday, January 12

8:00 AM: EPDs: Tools for Progress
Marcy Ward, NM State University CES

8:45 am: Beef Genomics: Present & Future
Ken Anderson, ZOETIS

9:30 am: Break & Trade Show

10:00 am: Residual Feed Intake: What is it? How can it be used to improve the bottom line?
Gordon Carstens, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

10:45 am: Fetal Programming: What is it? Is it for real? Is it predictable? How should it influence my management decisions?
Eric Scholljegerdes, NM State University

11:30 am: Lunch

12:30 pm: Developing Immunity in Calves
John Wenzel, NM State University CES

1:15 pm: Prescribed Burning in the Southwest
Morgan Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

2:00 pm: What's New?
The Veterinary Feed Directive (as of January 1) | John Wenzel, NM State University
NMSU Certified Calf Program | Patrick Kircher, Roosevelt County CES, NM State University