Virginia State Feed Association 2019  -  February 13-14, 2019 -The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia
Virginia State Feed Association 2019  -  February 13-14, 2019 -The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia
General Information

The Virginia State Feed Association and the Department of Dairy Science, Beef, and Equine are pleased to announce their 2019 jointly sponsored convention. The convention features topics of interest to nutritionists, feed mill managers and progressive dairy, beef, and equine producers. Learn about animal nutrition, feed grain markets, risk management strategies for grain and milk, and the Washington, DC scene.

CONFERENCE FOCUS

  • Global insights into milk, meat and commodity prices.
  • Forecasts by nationally recognized speakers on issues affecting animal agriculture.
  • Current strategies for improving dairy herd nutrition through improved ration formulation, feed management and dairy calf management.
  • Presentations from nationally recognized experts in forage evaluation, animal behavior and feeding management.
  • Equine topics regarding forages, nutrition and health.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Feed industry personnel
  • Nutritional consultants
  • Dairy, beef, and equine producers
  • Anyone working with farm crop and feeding decisions.

CE CREDITS

The American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) will award 11 ARPAS CEUs for this course to ARPAS members. Instructions for participation credit will be outlined at the conference for those in attendance. ARPAS members in attendance should apply for credit using the ARPAS website or by sending an email requesting credit for their attendance to Cornicha Henderson at cornichaH@assochq.org

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about the content of the course, please contact Mr. Bob Threewitts at (540) 908-7767, email: vsfa@hotmail.com, or Dr. Gonzalo Ferreira at (540) 231-1965, email: gonf@vt.edu. For more information about registration, call the Conference Registrar, Continuing and Professional Education at (540) 231-5182.

Please note: Each of the focus sessions on Thursday will highlight timely topics on each of the species.





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