Monday, January 14

1:00 pm
Julie Bowman, Phileo - This is Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care
1:15 pm
Matt Cravey, Phileo - A Review of Phileo Beef Research - What Have we Verified?
2:00 pm
Christine Julian, Phileo - Impact of Yeast Probiotics on Rumen Environment, and NDF and ADF Digestion
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
Gary Mitchell, Phileo - Right Strain - Right Process: Understanding the Differences in Yeast Products
3:20 pm
Lance Baumgard, Iowa State University - Impact of Chronic Inflammation on the Health of Dairy Cattle, Swine, and Beef Cattle
4:15 pm
Stephen Emanuele, Phileo - Show me the Money: What is the Return on Investment (ROI) when using Yeast Probiotics in Dairy Diets
5:00 pm
Reception and Graduate Poster viewing

Tuesday, January 15

7:00 am
Continental breakfast
7:00 am
ARPAS -PNW Chapter meeting
8:15 am
Carl Hunt, University of Idaho, Welcome and Introductions

Morning session I - Chair: Dr. Pedram Rezamand (University of Idaho)

8:20 am
Jeffery Bewley, Alltech. Strategies for maximizing cow comfort toward improved profitability.
9:00 am
John Goeser, RockRiver Lab. Understand fiber: TMR NDF breakdown and low lignin feed potential. Make profitable decisions within these areas
9:40 am
Tana Dennis, Provini, Managing the Weaning Transition for Successful Calf Programs
10:20 am

Morning session II - Chair: Dr. George Dawson (Standard Dairy Consultants)

10:40 am
Eduardo Ribeiro, University of Guelph, ON, Canada. Long-term Consequences of Clinical Diseases Postpartum on Lactation and Reproductive Performances in Dairy Cows
11:20 am
Fred Muller, Tim Bodine, Mike Murphy. Veterinary Feed Directive; a panel discussion
12:00 pm
Lunch. Dean Michael Parrella (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Idaho). Results of the graduate student poster contest

Afternoon session I - Chair: Dr. Bill Sanchez (Diamond V)

1:00 pm
Lon Whitlow, Professor Emeritus of North Carolina State University. Managing Mycotoxin Problems on Dairy Farms
1:40 pm
Geoff Dahl, University of Florida, Dry Period Heat Stress Effects on Dam and Daughter
2:20 pm
Lance Baumgard, Iowa State University. Gut Health: Metabolic Consequences of Leaky Gut
3:00 pm

Afternoon session II - Chair: Dr. Donald Llewellyn (Washington State University)

3:15 pm
Mike Hutjens, University of Illinois. Feeding and Lameness Relationships.
4:00 pm