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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.

The conference rate is $175.00, and the deadline is July 20, 2022.

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