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International Angus
Genomics Symposium

Speakers:
Mitch Abrahamsen
Michael Bishop
Ronnie Green
Brian McCulloh
Dan Moser
Richard Resnick
Bill Rishel

Innovation Workshops

Speakers:
Tonya Amen
Kent Andersen
Mark McCully
Tony Moravec
Erika Wierman

Angus University

Angus University

NEWSROOM — 2015


THURSDAY, NOV. 5 — Awards Banquet & Annual Meeting

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4

 

Distinguish Yourself Among the Competition, by Ken Schmidt, former director of communications for Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (13.9 MB pdf)

Branding Your Cattle Operation, by John Stika, president, Certified Angus Beef LLC

Summary by Paige Nelson | PowerPoint (4.9 MB pdf) | Audio (6.1 MB)

Building a Brand, panel discussion moderated by John Stika of Certified Angus Beef LLC and featuring Bob McClaren of 44 Farms, Jonathan Perry of Deer Valley Farms and Eric Grant of Angus Media

Summary by Nicole Lane | PowerPoint | Audio (18.9 MB)

CattleFax Shares Market Outlook, by Lance Zimmerman, CattleFax

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (5.2 MB pdf) | Audio (24.3 MB)

Risk Management During Cow Herd Expansion, by Lance Zimmerman, CattleFax

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.8 MB pdf) | Audio (25.1 MB)

MaternalPlus®: What's it Worth?, panel discussion feature Matt Perrier of Dalebanks Angus, Richard Tokach of Tokach Angus and Tonya Amen of Angus Genetics Inc.

Summary by Nicole Lane | PowerPoint (3.2 MB pdf) | Audio (20.4 MB)

Succession and Estate Planning, Bill Sheets, senior director of development for gift planning, Colorado State University

Summary by Paige Nelson | PowerPoint (4.6 MB pdf) | Audio (29.9 MB)

Healthy Bulls and Females for Your Customers, Randall Spare, DVM, Ashland Veterinary Center, Ashland, Kan.; and Mark Spire, technical services manager, Merck Animal Health

Summary by Troy Smith | Randall Spare PowerPoint (1.4 MB pdf) | Mark Spire PowerPoint (1.4 MB pdf) | Audio (20.4 MB)

Start Them Off Right, by Kevin Hill, veterinarian for Merck Animal Health

Summary by Nicole Lane | PowerPoint (8.9 MB pdf)| Audio (22.7 MB)

Data-driven Marketing

Summary | PowerPoint (11.8 MB pdf ) | Audio (12.1 MB)

AngusSource®: Adding Value to Your Customers' Herds, panel discussion featuring Art Butler of Spring Cove Ranch, Dave Rutan of Morgan Ranches and Ginette Gottswiller of the American Angus Association.

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint | Audio (20.3 MB)

How to Build the Perfect Steer, by Paul Dykstra, beef cattle specialist, Certified Angus Beef LLC

Summary by Steve Suther | PowerPoint | Audio (21.6 MB)

10 Lessons in Feeding Cattle, panel moderated by Justin Sextin, Certified Angus Beef LLC; panelists Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef; Arkansas cattleman Jim Moore, Kansas feeder Shane Tiffany; and Iowa Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity Manager Darrell Busby

Summary by Steve Suther | PowerPoint | Audio (17.2 MB)

Local Adaptation of Angus Cattle, by Jared Decker, state beef genetics extension specialist, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint (4.8 MB pdf)

Adapting Black-hided Cattle to the Southern United States, by Megan Rolf, assistant professor, Oklahoma State University

Summary | PowerPoint (1.3 MB pdf)

Farming Your Social Community, by Michele Payn-Knoper, Cause Matters Corp.

Summary by Paige Nelson | PowerPoint (8.4 MB pdf) | Audio (23 MB)

Championing Agriculture, by Michele Payn-Knoper, Cause Matters Corp.

Summary by Paige Nelson | PowerPoint | Audio (22.4 MB)

Stockmanship at Work, by Tom Noffsinger, veterinarian and low-stress animal-handling expert

Summary by Kasey Brown | Audio (24.2 MB)

Low-stress Cattle Acclimation, by Tom Noffsinger, veterinarian and low-stress animal-handling expert

Summary by Kasey Brown | Audio (23.5 MB)

 

TUESDAY, NOV. 3


Welcome — Stewart Bauck, general manager, Neogen GeneSeek Operations

Summary | PowerPoint (18.6 MB pdf) | Audio (2.6 MB)

The Power of the Genome: Weighing Opportunities, Dangers and Responsibility — Richard Resnick

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (49.2 MB pdf)

The Impact of Genomic Technology on the Cattle Industry — moderator Ronnie Green, University of Nebraska; panelists Michael Bishop of Illumina, Brian McCulloh or Woodhill Farms (Wisconsin); Bill Rishel of Rishel Angus (Nebraska); and Dan Moser of Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI)

Summary by Troy Smith | Audio (23.8 MB)

How the Poultry Industry is Utilizing Genomics to Advance — Mitch Abrahamsen, Cobb-Vantress

Summary by Kasey Brown | Audio (21.4 MB)

 

BLI Alumni Luncheon Keynote Address, by Ronnie Green, Harlan vice chancellor,Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Summary by Paige Nelson | Audio (8 MB mp3)

 

Vision 20/20 Program: Live Animal Demonstration 1—Genomic Tools for Balanced Commercial Cows, by Mark McCully, vice president for Certified Angus Beef LLC, and Kent Andersen, technical services associate director for Zoetis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint

Vision 20/20 Program: Live Animal Demonstration 2—Angus Game Plan for reeders and Commercial Customers, by Mark McCully, vice president for Certified Angus Beef LLC; Tonya Amen, genetic service director for Angus Genetics Inc.; and Kent Andersen, technical services associate director for Zoetis

Summary by Steve Suther | PowerPoint

AIMS Herd Management Software Program Explained, by Wendy Peterson, AIMS Department, American Angus Association

Summary by Steve Suther | PowerPoint | Audio (23.5 MB mp3)

AAA Login Additions, by Chris Stallo, vice president of operations, American Angus Association

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint | Audio (23.9 MB mp3)

Genomics, by Dan Moser, president, and Tony Amen, genetic service director, Angus Genetics Inc.

Summary by Paige Nelson | PowerPoint (2.1 MB pdf) | Audio (23.2 MB)

Parasite Management, by Tony Moravec, technical services veterinarian, Merial

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint | Audio (19.3 MB mp3)

 

 

MONDAY, NOV. 2 — Kansas Regional Cattle Tour

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