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
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