October 29-31, 2021   •   Cordele, GA   •   20 HOURS OF CE

Program for Friday, October 29

THEME

Breakfast

7:00 – 7:45 am

Welcome & Opening Notes

7:45 – 8:00 am

Will Bentley
President, Georgia Agribusiness Council

Georgia Regulatory Issues

8:00 – 9:40 am  |  2 CE Hours (LEAP APPROVED)

  • Movement of animals for show purposes
  • Regulatory case studies

Janemarie Hennebelle, DVM
The Georgia Department of Agriculture / Atlanta, GA

Antimicrobial Resistance in Cattle & Swine

9:50 – 10:40 am  |  1 CE Hour

Brenton Credille, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Large Animal)
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Zoonoses with Farm Animal Production

10:40 – 11:30 am  |  1 CE Hour

Bradley D. Heins, DVM, MFAM
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Lunch will include a short session on Livestock Emergency Response Planning.

Learn More about LERP here.

12:20 – 1:10 pm  |  1 CE Hour

BSE & Bull Performance Statistics + Herd Development

12:20 – 2:00 pm  |  2 CE Hours

Richard Hopper, DVM
Auburn University / Auburn, AL

Tick-borne Diseases

2:10 – 3:00 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Nancy C. Hinkle, MS, PhD
University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Anaplasmosis

3:00 – 3:50 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Lee Jones, MS, DVM
University of Georgia / Tifton, GA

BBQ Dinner

4:30 – 6:00 pm

Join us for a delicious southern BBQ Dinner with pulled pork, bbq chicken, brunswick stew and all the fixin’s from local restaurant Smoakies Bar-B-Que!

Friday, 4:30pm at the Lakeview Pavilion – just a short stroll from the conference center.

Program for Saturday, October 30

Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am

Practice Well-being/Stress & Associate Retention

8:00 – 9:40 am  |  2 CE Hours

Sheryl Gamble, MS, DVM
MERCK Animal Health / Dawson, GA

Beekeeping 101

9:50 – 11:30 am  |  2 CE Hours

  • The Essentials for Veterinarians
  • Prescribing for Honey Bees

Randy C. Lynn, DVM, MS, DACVCP
Veterinarian / Summerfield, NC

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

NONE

12:20 – 1:10 pm  |  1 CE Hour

NONE

1:10 – 2:00 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Management Systems in Cattle Production

12:20 – 2:00 pm  |  2 CE Hours

T. Robin Falkner, DVM
The Cattle Flow Group / Nashville, TN

Program for Sunday, October 31

Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am

Llamas & Alpacas

8:00 – 9:40 am  | 2 CE Hours

Meredyth Jones, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Oklahoma State University / Stillwater, OK

Small Ruminants

9:50 – 11:30 am  |  2 CE Hours

Joan Bowen, DVM
Bowen Mobile Veterinary Practice / Fort Collins, CO

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Small Ruminant Flock Health

12:20 – 2:00 pm  |  2 CE Hours

Rachael Gately, DVM
Tufts University / Medford, MA

Remote Delivery Systems – Effective Uses of RDD Technology

Pneu-Dart Demonstration on the Lawn

3:50 – 5:00 pm

1:10 – 2:50 pm  |  2 CE Hours

10:40 – 11:30 am  |  1 CE Hour

3:00 – 3:50 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Kyle Rozell, DVM
Pneu-Dart / Park Hill, OK

Cattle health programs must be focused on all management areas that impact health including Genetic selection, Nutrition, Environment and Bio-security. Evidence for pursuing this stewardship approach will be presented.

Proudly Sponsored by the Georgia Farm Bureau.

Proudly sponsored by Pneu-Dart, Inc.

Greg Stewart, MS, DVM, PhD
Southern Veterinary Services, Inc. / Watkinsville, GA

Heather Walz, DVM, PhD
Auburn University / Auburn, AL

John T. Groves, DVM
Livestock Veterinary Service / Eldon, Missouri

Doug Anderson, DVM
Georgia Poultry Laboratory Network / Gainsville, GA

Don Riddick, Esq.
Global Payments / Columbus, GA

Jennifer Dunn, BS, MS
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities / Atlanta, GA

Kevan Lamm, PhD
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Janemarie Hennebelle, DVM
The Georgia Department of Agriculture / Atlanta, GA

Michael Yabsley, MS, PhD
University of Georgia / Athens, GA

David Sjeklocha, DVM
Merck Animal Health / Sublette, KS

Gary W. Black, Sr.  – Commissioner of Agriculture
Georgia Department of Agriculture / Commerce, GA

Steve Ensley, DVM, MS, PhD
Kansas State University / Manhattan, KS

Dennis Hancock, PhD
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Paul Walz, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM
Company / City, ST

Ray M. Kaplan, BS, DVM, PhD, DEVPC, DACVM
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Dick Lewis, BA, MBA
American Association of Bovine Practitioners / Orono, MN

David C. Welch, VMD, MBA
White Oak Consulting / Berlin, PA

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