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Newsroom: August 17-18, 2015, Davis, California

2015 Links: Welcome | Speakers | Schedule | Sponsors

Check the Newsroom Archive links to see prior years' coverage.

• Monday: Joseph Dalton | Catalina Cabrera | John Hall | Sandy Johnson | Clifford Lamb | Larry Lanzon | James Lauderdale | Bret McNabb | George Perry | David Patterson | Eric Scholljegerdes | Michael Smith

• Tuesday: Mark Allan | Fernando Campos-Chillon | Rick Funston | George Seidel | Alison Van Eenennaam #1 #2 |Vish Vishwanath | Bryan Welly

Establishment of pregnancy in beef cattle: application of basic principles — Dr. Mike Smith, University of Missouri

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (3.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (12.1 MB mp3)

Control of estrus and ovulation in beef heifers and cows — Dr. David Patterson, University of Missouri

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (4.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings (heifers) (cows) | Audio (15.3 MB mp3)

Improving protocol compliance with Estrus Synchronization Planner tools — Dr. Sandy Johnson, Kansas State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (9.6 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.8 MB mp3)

Challenges to selection of products for implementation of desired successful breeding management protocols — Dr. James Lauderdale, Lauderdale Enterprises

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (1.7 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.2 MB mp3)

Welcome to UC–Davis — Dr. Helene Dillard, Deand of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California–Davis

Summary by Kasey Brown| Audio

Heifer Development: same challenges, more options — Dr. John Hall, University of Idaho

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (6.2 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.4 MB mp3)

Fetal programming: implications for beef cattle production — Dr. Richard Funston, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (12 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (12.6 MB mp3)

Drought — devastating natural event, or a wakeup call for better cattle management — Dr. Eric Scholljegerdes, New Mexico State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (6.8 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (17 MB mp3)

Prebreeding strategies and considerations for heifers and cows — Dr. Catalina Cabrera, University of California, Davis

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (7.1 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (13.3 MB mp3)

Management and insemination-related factors affecting fertilization in cattle — Dr. Joseph Dalton, University of Idaho

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (6.1 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (17.7 MB mp3)

Veterinary considerations: Male breeding soundness exams and venereal diseases in bulls — Dr. Bret McNabb, University of California, Davis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (12.9 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (14 MB mp3)

Economics of AI vs. natural service: Using decision-aid tools — Dr. G. Cliff Lamb, University of Florida

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (3.9 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (15.2 MB mp3)

Management factors that affect the efficiency of applied reproductive technologies — Dr. George Perry, South Dakota State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (1.6 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (14 MB mp3)

Applied Reproductive Technologies (ART): You can do it — Dr. Larry Lanzon, Lander Veterinary Clinic Inc., Turlock, CA

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (3.0 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.9 MB mp3)

Cattle Producer PanelDoug Worthington, Vintage Angus, Modesto, Calif.; Herb Holzapfel, cattle producer and rice farmer, Willows, Calif.; Mike Hall, Wulf Cattle West Coast representative;

Summary by Kasey Brown | Audio (23.2 MB mp3)

Beef production without mature cows — Dr. George Seidel, Colorado State University

Summary | PowerPoint (8.3 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (10 MB mp3)

Development and testing of vaccine(s) for epizootic bovine abortion (EBA; foothill abortion): current status — Dr. Jeffrey Stott, University of California, Davis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.1 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.9 MB mp3)

Sexed semen vs. conventional sperm, a comparative discussion — Dr. Vish Vishwanath, Sexing Technologies Inc., Navasota, Texas

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (4.4 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.8 MB mp3)

Targeting multiple end uses in beef breeding programs — Dr. Brian Kinghorn, University of New England, Australia and Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California, Davis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (1.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Kinghorn Audio (9 MB) | Van Eenennaam Audio (10 MB mp3)

The 'ART' of delivering genomics to the beef herd — Dr. Pablo Ross, University of California, Davis

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (6.4 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (14.5 MB mp3)

Progress in genotyping in vitro-produced embryos: Are we close? — Dr. Fernando Campos-Chillon, California Polytechnic State University

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (12.8 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (12.1 MB mp3)

Genetic Gain Full Throttle: Acceleration of genetic improvement through today's technologies — Dr. Mark Allan, TransOva Genetics, Sioux Center, IA

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.8 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (18.3 MB mp3)