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Registration Open for Seedstock Conference

November 6th, 2009

A complete agenda and registration form are now available for the upcoming December seedstock conference, “Applying Old Rules to New Technology Production.” To learn more about the conference, click here.  


Conference Agenda

11:30 am-12:30 pm: Registration, View Displays

12:30-2:30 pm: Session One

“The New Era of Higher Prices and Higher Costs: Do the Old Beef Production Rules Apply?” 
John Lawrence, Iowa State University

“New Technologies in Genomics, Their Capability and What We’ve Learned So Far”
Jim Reecy, Iowa State University

“I’m Itching to Use Gene Markers: With the Current Technology, Can An Operation Play by the Old Rules?”
Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky

2:30-3 pm: Break

3-5:30 pm: Session Two

“Clean Genes – Are You Supplying Them?  Defects and Tips on Handling Them”
Jonathan Beever, University of Illinois

“Handling BVD-PI, Johne’s Disease and Trichomoniasis: Are There New Technologies for Production and   Sales?”
Kris Clothier, Iowa State University

“Can the Seedstock Industry Learn Anything from the Old Methods of Progeny Feedouts?”
Darrell Busby and Daryl Strohbehn, Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University

5:30-6:30 pm: Social Hour, View Displays

6:30-7:15 pm: Dinner

715-8:30 pm: Evening Session

“Can New Internet/Electronic Technologies Enhance Your Marketing Strategies?”
   Eric Grant, Angus Production Inc.; Ed Tlach, Edje Technologies; and Mark Core, Core Family Farm Seedstock


To register for the conference, fill out the registration form and return it to the Iowa Beef Center.  Hope to see you there!


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