Held at the Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center  |  Program Schedule
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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The challenge of meeting demand for animal source food sustainability - differences from the past?"
Roger Cady, Elanco

What's new from the Washington, D.C. perspective.  Issues facing the feed industry in 2014.
Richard Sellers, AFIA
Randy Gordon, NGFA

World and U.S. Grain Markets
Henry Graves, BUNGE

Transportation issues for the future
Dave Newman, Newman Trucking


Thursday, February 20, 2014

What's next in feed innovations/additives?
Don McIntyre, Diamond V

What's next in Feed Mill Technology?
Adam Fahrenholz, North Carolina State University

What's Next? Challenges and opportunities that will shape the future of the animal agriculture industry in the not-so-distant future.
Jim Perdue, Perdue Farms

We are at valine. Where are you?
Mike Blair, Pilgrims

The practical side of amino acid nutrition in dairy cattle
Bob Patton, Nittany Dairy Nutrition

Feed and milk production and prices: what my crystal ball says
Normand St-Pierre, Ohio State University

You control milk fat depression.  Don't let it control you!
Tom Jenkins, Clemson University


Thursday evening, February 20, 2014

Cow Comfort
Gordie Jones, Central Sands Dairy

Effectively Managing Feeders and Feed Management Software
Keith Sather, KS Dairy Consulting/Supervisor Systems

 

Friday, February 21, 2014

How do forage quality measures translate to value to the dairy producer?
Normand St-Pierre, Ohio State University

Farming and Technology: A Dairyman's Perspective
Jeff Bewley, University of Kentucky

Digital Dermatitis, an Endemic Claw Disease. What can we do to control it?
Dana Tomlinson, Zinpro

Dairying in Argentina: cheap milk
Gonzalo Ferreira, Virginia Tech Dairy Science

Managing the critical control points of the calf operation
Bob James, Virginia Tech Dairy Science


Platinum Sponsors

Adisseo
Alltech
Bunge
Perdue AgSolutions, LLC
Southern States
 

Gold Sponsors

Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition
COTA
Culpeper Farmers Cooperative
Diamond V
Elanco
H.J. Baker
LeSaffre
Milk Specialties
Novus
R P Feed Components
Rockingham Cooperative
Sweetlix
The Old Mill Troy a Nutra Blend Brand
Valley Proteins
Zinpro


Silver Sponsors

Agmark
Akey Nutrition
Archer Daniels Midland
Augusta Cooperative
Balchem
Big Spring Mill
DSM Nutritional Products
Eastern Minerals
Farm Credit of the Virginias
First Bank
Harris-Crane
Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC
J.D. Newman
Nutriad
Nutrition Physiology Co., LLC
Reynolds Grain
Westway Trading
West Central 
 

Continuing Education Credits

ARPAS will award 14 continuing education credits for this program to members.