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2022 Mid-South Ruminant Nutrition Conference

August 2-3, 2022, Grapevine TX

Registration

Registration Deadline: July 15, 2022

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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.

 

Book your room

If there is an issue with the room availability or other issues, please contact Dwain Bunting at dwainbunting@suddenlink.net or 806-543-0002.

Location and Lodging

Sponsorship

For more details on sponsorship, please contact Dwain Bunting at dwainbunting@suddenlink.net, 806-543-0002.

Continuing Education

  2022 MSRNC is approved for 9 ARPAS CEUs

2022 MSRNC is seeking approval for 8 hours of veterinary CE (2 clinical, 6 practice mgt) with the Texas Board of Veterinary Examiners

Program

Tuesday, August 2

Morning Session

10:00

Zinpro Pre-conference Symposium: Back to the Future – Isoacids and why they fit today
Dr. Daryl Kleinschmit: Zinpro Discovery Researcher - Dairy
Dr. Mike Van Amburgh: Professor, Cornell University

Noon

Lunch at the hotel

Afternoon Session

1:15

Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University
Where are we today with requirements of the modern dairy cow?

1:45

Lou Armentano, University of Wisconsin
Dietary fat and its integration with energy nutrition in NASEM

2:30

Break; Review student posters

3:15

Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University
NASEM overview of trace minerals and vitamins requirements

4:00

Jim Drackley, University of Illinois
Current concepts in transition cow feeding and the NASEM requirements

4:45

Panel discussion: Application of NASEM requirements in the Western US

5:30

Evening refreshments

Wednesday, August 3

Morning Session

7:30

Texas Animal Nutrition Council Business Meeting

8:45

Rafael Neves, Purdue University
Characterization of subclinical hypocalcemia and inflammation in periparturient dairy cows

9:30

Expert panel: Feeding and management of beef-on-dairy for optimal performance

  • Jim Drackley, University of Illinois
    Current concepts in calf and heifer feeding and the NASEM requirements
  • Mike Ballou, Texas Tech University
    Calf nutrition for optimum long-term health
  • Kendall Karr, Director of Research, Cactus Feeders (tentative)
    Feedlot perspective
  • Additional panelists TBD
  • Panel discussion

Noon

Adjourn