36th Annual Virginia Tech Animal Industry Day
Livestock Update, June 1999
Dan Eversole, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech
BUSES: Bus groups are requested to arrive at the Livestock Center by 9:00 AM. Bus parking will be at the Swine Center. Pictures of bus groups will be made when buses unload.
EXHIBITS: Commercial and departmental exhibits will be on display from 8:30 AM until 3:00 PM at the Livestock Center.
REGISTRATION: 8:30 - 9:30 AM Complimentary coffee, milk, and donuts. View livestock, commercial and educational posters and exhibits in the tent, judging pavilion, and beef barn.
Location: Livestock Center
|9:30 - 10:00||Welcome |
- Dr. Gary Minish, Department Head
|10:00 - 10:15||Update on the Livestock Teaching Arena |
- Dr. Ike Eller, Director of Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
|10:15 - 10:35||New Developments in the College |
- Dr. Andy Swiger, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
|10:35 - 11:00|| "Human Pharmaceuticals from Pigs" |
- Dr. Jim Knight and Dr. William Velander
|11:00 - 12:00||Keynote address "Understanding Animal Behavior" |
- Dr. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University
|12:00 - 1:00||Complimentary Beef, Pork and Chicken Barbecue Lunch|
Viewing of Commercial Exhibits
||HORSE PROGRAM: Campbell Arena
||12:15 - 1:15||Reining Demonstration, "Souped-up Dressage" |
- Mr. Doug Meadows, Lenoir City, Tenn.
|1:15||Dressage Grand Prix, "Pas De Deux" |
- Marat and Janna Bakhramov, Dark Horse Stables, Inc., Boyce, Va.
|BEEF PROGRAM: Livestock Judging Pavilion
||1:00 - 1:25||"New Estrous Synchronization Systems" |
- Dr. John Hall
|1:25 - 1:45||"Pasture-Based Beef Systems for Appalachia" |
- Dr. Joe Fontenot
|1:45 - 3:00||"Beef Quality Assurance" |
- Mr. Bill McKinnon, Dr. Scott Greiner, Dr. John Hall
|SHEEP PROGRAM: Virginia Tech Sheep Center "Farm Flock Management"
||1:00 - 1:40||"User-Friendly Reproductive Management" |
- Dr. Greg Lewis
|1:40 - 2:20||"Genetic Management Made Simple" |
- Dr. Dave Notter
|2:20 - 3:00||"Nutrient Management Cycles" |
- Dr. Mark Wahlberg
If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation to participate in this activity, please notify Dan Eversole, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at (540) 231-4738 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM to discuss accommodations at least 15 days prior to the event.