2019 Mid-South Ruminant Nutrition Conference

August 6 and 7, Grapevine, Texas

Location and Lodging

Embassy Suites

DFW North at Outdoor World
2401 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX.
(972) 724-2600
North of DFW and 30 minutes from Dallas Love Field.

The conference rate is $169, and the deadline is July 23


Online Registration


Sponsor Form

Contact Dwain Bunting at dwainbunting@suddenlink.net, (806) 543-0002


Afternoon session (August 6)

  • Dry period heat stress effects on dairy cows and offspring: Dr. Geoff Dahl, University of Florida
  • Understanding fiber for profitable ration decisions: Dr. John Goeser, Rock River Labs
  • Strategies to improve nutritive value of corn and sorghum silage: Dr. Luis Ferraretto, University of Florida
  • Regional Research and Extension Updates

Morning session (August 7)

  • TANC meeting
  • Perspectives in ruminant protein efficiency recycling and amino acids: Dr. Evan Titgemeyer, Kansas State University
  • Understanding the dynamics of current of milk markets: Dr. Marin Bozic, University of Minnesota
  • New insights into health of dairy calves during the pre-weaning period: Dr. Vinicius Machado, Texas Tech University
    • Expert panel on calf health and nutrition