The 2018 Golf Tournament will be held at Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort, located at:
1 N. San Marcos Place, Chandler, AZ.
This is a fun event not to be missed and a great way to "kick off" the following 2 day conference.
8:30 am Golf Tournament – Shotgun start, lunch to follow
5-7:00 pm Welcome Reception/Registration | Desk open | Golf awards presentation @ Ballroom
7:30 am Registration Desk Opens. Sponsor – Kemin.
8:00 am "Introduction and Welcome"
Mr. Daryl Schraad
President of North American Animal Nutrition & Health Division
Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health
8:20 am "Transition Cow Immunity and Nutritional Modulation"
Dr. Barry Bradford
Kansas State University
9:10 am "Feed the Beast-Metabolic Demands of the Immune System"
Dr. Lance Baumgard
Iowa State University
10:00 am "The Impact of Nutrition on Immune Function in Relationship to Metritis and Reproductive Performance"
Dr. Jim Ferguson
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
11:00 am "Why We Get Fat?"
Mr. Gary Taubes
Investigative Science and Health Journalist and Co-Founder of the Non-profit Nutrition Science Initiative
12:00 pm Adjourn.
1:30 pm "Salmonella The Ticking Time Bomb for the Dairy Industry: What Nutritionists and Veterinarians Need to Know"
Dr. Donald C. Sockett
Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL)
University of Wisconsin
2:10 pm "Milk Fatty Acids as an Indicator of the Transition Cow Health"
Dr. David Barbano
Research Program Director
Dairy Herd Management
2:50 pm Break/refreshments.
3:20 pm "Immune Dysfunction in Periparturient Dairy Cows: Insight into Pharmacologic and Dietary Management"
Dr. Marcus Kehrli
The National Animal Disease Center of the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service
4:10 pm "Opportunities to Help Producers Solve Future Challenges"
Riverview Farms, LLC
5-7:00 pm Wine & Cheese Reception
8:00 am "Effects of Heat Stress on Pre and Postnatal Development of the Calf"
Dr. Sha Tao
University of Georgia
8:40 am "The Filling Effect of Forages and its Effect on Feed Intake of Lactating Cows"
Dr. Mike Allen
Michigan State University
9:20 am "Dietary Energy and Amino Acid Partitioning in Dairy Cows"
Dr. John Cant
University of Guelph
10:00 am Breaks and Refreshments
10:40 am "Nutritional Strategies to Improve Reproductive Performance"
Dr. William Thatcher
University of Florida
11:20 am "Effective Fiber Requirements for Lactating Dairy Cows"
Dr. Paul Kononoff
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:00 pm Conference concludes.