November 1

Tentative Agenda

(All events listed in Central Time)

9:00 AM

Welcome from NCBA & Merck

Opening Comments and Housekeeping

9:10 AM

How Producers Can Affect Antimicrobial Resistance 

Dave Sjeklocha, Merck Animal Health

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

10:00 AM

Grazing Concurrent Sessions

Option A:
Grazing Management in Wet Climates (20 inches or more)  

Johnny Rogers, University of North Carolina 

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

Option B:   
Grazing Management in Dry Climates (19 inches or less)  

Steve Wooten, Beatty Canyon Ranch  

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

11:00 AM

Workforce Panel: Addressing the Big Labor Questions  

Dean Fish, PhD, Santa Fe Ranch, Courtney Daigle, PhD, Texas A&M University,  and Austin Flores, Grimmius Cattle Co.

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

12:00 PM

Fireside Chat: How to Affect Change Through Cattle Handling  

Ron Gill, PhD and Curt Pate

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

12:30 PM

Large Pasture Gathering

Ron Gill, PhD and Curt Pate

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

1:00 PM

Cattle Handling Systems Concurrent Sessions

Option A: 

Working Cattle for Feedyards and Backgrounders

Curt Pate and Lucy Snider

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

Option B: 

Working Cattle for Seedstock, Cow/Calf, and Stocker Producers

Ron Gill, PhD 

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

2:00 PM

Marketing Panel: How to Top the Sale   

Mike VanMaanen, Eastern Missouri Commission Company, Trey Patterson, Padlock Ranch and Doug Stanton, IMI Global 

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

3:00 PM

Nutrition Supplementation: A Taste of Sustainability   

Tim McAllister, PhD and Breanna Roque, PhD 

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

4:00 PM

Keynote: Strengthening Our Industry through International Trade  

Kent Bacus, NCBA and Dan Halstrom, USMEF  

Biography Coming Soon! | Session Info Coming Soon!

5:00 PM

Wrap and thank you from NCBA and Merck  

Finish at 5:15