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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Young Producers Symposium

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

General Session I: The current value and future promise of genomics for beef improvement

 

  • The promise of genomics for beef improvement, presentation by Keith Bertrand and Daniela Lourenco, the University of Georgia
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  • What the beef industry can learn about genomics use from other industries? presentation by Tom Lawlor, Holstein Association USA
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  • Where we are going with genomics and genetic improvement, presentation by Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska, and Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California–Davis
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  • Genetics of meat science: What traits can we improve genetically that affect the value/palatability of beef? presentation by Keith Belk, Colorado State University
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  • What you heard: Summary of morning sessions, presentation by Bob Weaber, Kansas State University
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Thursday Awards Luncheon (see Awards page)

 

Advancements in genomics and genetic prediction breakout session

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Advancements in producer applications breakout session

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Advancements in efficiency and adaptability breakout session

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Friday, June 2, 2017

General Session II: Profitability using the tools we have

  • Strategic use of heterosis, presentation by Todd Thrift, University of Florida
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  • The power of index-based selection, presentation by Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky; Donnell Brown, R. A. Brown Ranch; and Larry Keenan, Red Angus Association of America
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  • Investing in the future, heifer development for longevity, presentation by Justin Rhinehart, University of Tennessee
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  • Factors affecting feedlot performance, presentation by Gary Fike, Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity Cooperative
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  • What you heard, charge
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Friday Awards Luncheon (see Awards page)

 

Advancements in emerging technology breakout sessions

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Advancements in end product improvement breakout sessions

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Advancements in selection decisions breakout sessions

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