SEPTEMBER 18-20, 2020   •   Pine Mountain, GA   •   21 HOURS OF CE OFFERED

Thursday, April 23

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Thursday night conference kickoff! Join us for CE and a steak dinner!

Proudly sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.

Factors Affecting Beef Cattle Prices and Trends in the Market – Corbitt Wall, BBA(Econ), BAgrSc, MAg

Are we Doing Enough to Prevent BVDV in Cow Herds? – H.H. Jody Wade, DVM

Program for Friday, April 24

General Session: Farmers and Veterinarians – Partners in Stewardship

Breakfast

7:00 – 7:45 am

Welcome & Opening Notes

7:45 – 8:00 am

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

Georgia Regulatory Issues

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

Robert Cobb, DVM
The Georgia Department of Agriculture / Atlanta, GA

Risks & Mental Health

9:50 – 11:30 am  |  2 CE Hours

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

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Diagnosis for Producers & Vets

12:20 – 1:10 pm  |  1 CE Hour

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

A Systems Approach for Managing Cattle

1:10 – 2:00 pm  |  1 CE Hour

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

Cow Care

2:10 – 3:00 pm  |  1 CE Hour

David Sjeklocha, DVM
Merck Animal Health / Sublette, KS

Pain Management

3:00 – 3:50 pm  |  1 CE Hour

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

Program for Saturday, April 25

Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am

Small Ruminants

8:00 – 9:40 am  |  2 CE Hours

Joan S. Bowen, DVM
Bowen Mobile Veterinary Practice / North-eastern CO

Why a Dx Matters & Herd Problems

9:50 – 11:30 am  |  2 CE Hours

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

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Cow Care

12:20 – 1:10 pm  |  1 CE Hour

David Sjeklocha, DVM
Merck Animal Health / Sublette, KS

Swine

1:10 – 2:00 pm  |  1 CE Hour

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

Program for Sunday, April 26

Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am

Backyard Poultry

8:00 – 9:40 am  | 2 CE Hours

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

Pathology

9:50 – 11:30 am  |  2 CE Hours

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

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Practice Act Update

12:20 – 2:00 pm  |  2 CE Hours (LEAP APPROVED)

Don Riddick, Esq.
Global Payments / Columbus, GA

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.

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

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