August 30-31, 2022, San Antonio, TX 

Westin San Antonio Riverwalk
420 S Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Considered the premier national event in beef cattle reproductive management, the meeting has a long history of providing the latest information on the application of reproductive technologies and includes a range of topics related to cow herd reproduction.

Registration and Conference Hotel

Agenda for August 30-31, 2022

August 30, 2022

8:15 am – Welcome

8:30 – 9:45

                Use of Reproductive Technology to improve your herd – Vitor Mercadante, Virginia Tech University

                How my herd has benefited from reproductive technology- TBA

9:45 – Break, Trade Show

10:15 – Choose one of the following

  1. Current Status of Controlling Estrus – Estrous synchronization of Bos indicus and Bos taurus cows and heifers
    • Ky Pohler, Texas A & M University
    • Mario Binelli, University of Florida
  2. Herd Health – Implementing a biosecurity and reproductive health program
    • Dr. Lee Jones, DVM, University of Georgia
    • Dr. Dan Geohl, DVM, Canton Veterinary Clinic, Canton, MO

11:45 – Lunch, Trade Show, Posters

1:15 – Choose one of the following

  1. Management of Replacement Heifers – Management practices to improve reproductive performance in your replacement heifers: Bos Taurus and Bos indicus
    • Shelby Rosasco, University of Wyoming
    • Philipe Moriel, University of Florida, Ona, FL
  2. Bull Fertility – Understanding a Breeding Soundness Evaluation and Factors that Impact Bull Fertility
    • Dr. Chance Armstrong, Elgin, TX
    • Dr. Jennifer Koziol, Texas Tech University

2:45 – Break, Tradeshow, Posters

3:00 – Choose one of the following

  1. Management of the Cow Herd – Management Decisions to Improve the Reproductive Performance of your Herd: From Calving to Rebreeding
    • George Perry, Texas A&M University, Overton
    • Sarah Moorey. University of Tennessee
  2. Controlling Estrus for the Less Experienced Estrous synchronization of Bos indicus and Bos taurus cows and heifers
    • Ky Pohler, Texas A & M University
    • Mario Binelli, University of Florida

5:00 – Strategies to supply beef to the world

                Beef on Dairy supplying beef to the consumer

  • Greg Bethard, High Plains Dairy

Branded programs

  • 44 farms

6:00 – Awards Presentations

Dinner on your own

 

August 31, 2022

8:00 – Choose one

  1. Herd Management lite – Highlights of take-home messages from
    • Speakers from sessions b, c and e
  2. Advancing technologies in Reproduction Management
    • Determining pregnancy status in large and small herds – Pedro Fontes, University of Georgia
    • IVF and ET, what to expect, implementing it and considerations for success – Jeremy Block University of Wyoming

9:30 – Break, Trade Show, Posters

9:45 – Choose one of the following

  1. Genetics and Fertility
    • An animal breeders view of under-utilized tools to improve fertility in beef herds. Matt Spangler University of Nebraska
    • Has selection for milk and growth impacted reproductive performance? – Darrh Bullock University of Kentucky
  2. Male impacts on pregnancy success
    • What role does the sire play in the success of a synchronized breeding program?

George Perry, Texas A&M University, Overton
Joe Dalton, University of Idaho
Ky Pohler, Texas A&M University

11:30 – Current state of gene editing and what it means to beef producers

                        Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California

 


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