Virginia State Feed Association  - February 12-13, 2020  -The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia
Virginia State Feed Association  - February 12-13, 2020 - The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  - Roanoke, Virginia
Program

   
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Welcome - Roger Scaletti, Alltech
9:05 AM – 9:45 AM Simon Cohen, Vice President of M-Tech Systems
Artificial Intelligence in the Animal Agr. Industry
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM TBD
Transportation issues
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Dean Alan Grant
State of VT
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM William Singer
Graduate grant update
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM Luncheon
2:00 PM – 2:05 PM Welcome - Katie Reames-CFC
2:05 PM – 2:45 PM Randy Gordon-NGFA
Report from the Beltway
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM Megan Seibel
Millennials
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Robert Harper-Virginia Farm Bureau
Commodity Update
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Reception/Trade Show
Thursday, February 13, 2020
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Beef College
Welcome - Bain Wilson, Virginia Tech

Dairy Cow College
Welcome - Gonzalo Ferreira
9:05 AM - 9:45 AM Beef College
Dr. Roger Scaletti, Technical Services and Support, Alltech Nutrition
Terms and Definitions Used in the Beef Industry

Dairy Cow College
Dr. Matias Aguerre, Clemson University
Forages and Pastures in the Southern Region
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Beef College
Kevin Spurlin Senior Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension
Hidden Opportunities for Managing Beef Cow Nutrition

Dairy Cow College
Dr. Rick Grant, Miner Institute
Forage Particle Size and Fiber Digestibility for Maximum Cow Performance
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Beef College
Dr. Tara Felix, Beef Extension Specialist, Department of Animal Science, Pennsylvania State University
Feeding Dairy Beef Profitably

Dairy Cow College
Dr. Adam Lock, Michigan State University
Fatty Acid Supplementation for Lactating Dairy Cattle
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Beef College
Ty Davis, Ph.D Student, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech
Influence of Nutrition on the Fertility of Beef Females

Dairy Cow College
Felix Soriano, APN Consulting
Assessing and Troubleshooting Feeding Practices on Dairy Farming Systems
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Beef College
Dr. Scott Bowdridge, Associate Professor, Division of Animal and Nutritional Sciences, West Virginia University
Nutritional Considerations When Dealing with Parasitism in Ruminants

Dairy Cow College
Dr. Ray Nebel, Select Sires
The Impact of Nutrition in Reproduction Confirmed
2:15 PM - 3:00PM Beef College
Chuck Zumbaugh, Ph.D. Student, Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech
Incorporating Corn Coproducts in Pasture Supplementation Programs

Dairy Cow College
Dr. Ken Kalsheur, USDA DFRC
Alternative Forages for Lactating Dairy Cows


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