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1998 Virginia Beef Cow-Calf Conference

Livestock Update, November 1998

Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech

Monday, December 7, 1998
Ingleside Resort and Conference Center
Staunton, Va.

8:00-9:00 am      Registration & Exhibit Viewing
Registration fee $25.00/person (includes lunch and conference proceedings)
Morning Session
9:00 am"Genetic Selection in the Future: How Do We Overcome the Challenges?" - Dr. Ronnie Green, Department of Animal Sciences, Colorado State University
10:00 am"Real-World Strategies for Selection" - Don Schiefelbein, Director of Commercial Marketing, American Gelbvieh Association
11:00 am"Breeding Program Objectives: Defining, Measuring, and Changing What's Important" - Cow-calf and Seedstock Producer Panel
12:00 pmLunch
Afternoon Session
1:00 pm"The Use of Ultrasound as a Selection Tool" - Dr. Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech
1:50 pm"Advancements in Estrus Synchronization and Their Applications" - Dr. John Hall, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech
2:30 pm"Making Embryo Transfer Easier" - Dr. Bill Beal, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech
3:10 pmQuestion & Answer, Wrap-up
3:30 pmAdjourn
For registration information, contact Scott Greiner, phone (540) 231-9163.

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