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January 13 | General Session


1:00 PM: Global Markets and How They Affect U. S. Beef
Leann Saunders, IMI Global

2:00 PM: Sustainability: What is it really? What does it mean in the world?
Ted McCollum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

2:45 PM: Break and Trade Show

3:15 PM: Where Has Source/Process Verification Led Us?
Leann Saunders, Where Food Comes From
Butch Mayfield, Superior Livestock

5:15 PM: Social Hour and Steak Supper

January 14 | Production Session (Morning)


8:00 AM: Using EPDs to Accomplish Things
Marcy Ward, NM State University CES

9:00 AM: Beef Genomics 101
Ken Anderson, ZOETIS

9:45 AM: Break and Trade Show

10:15 AM: Residual Feed Intake: What is it? What are the implications?
Gordon Carstens, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

11:00 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

Noon: Lunch

January 14 | Production Session (Afternoon)


12:45 PM: The Veterinary Feed Directive: What is it? What do I need to know?
John Wenzel, NM State University CES

1:30 PM: Weather and Climate Outlook
Brian Bledsoe, Consultant and Chief Meteorologist KKTV

2:15 PM: Break and Trade Show

2:45 PM: What About Wildfire and Prescribed Fire This Year?
Morgan Russel, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension