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23rd Annual Southwest Nutrition and Management Conference
Conference Brochure

Pre-Conference Symposium
Thursday February 21, 2008
Balchem, Corp. “Micro-Nutrition”

Ric Grummer, Ph.D.
Micronutrients and Their Impact on High Performing Dairy Cows - a Focus on Niacin and Choline.

Matthew Lucy, Ph.D.
Micronutrients and Their Interaction With the Liver in Supporting Fertility in High Producing Dairy Cows.

Jerry Spears, Ph.D.
Trace Mineral Nutrition - What is Important and Where do Organic Trace Minerals Fit In?

David Galligan, Ph.D.
Growing your Dairy Economically.

Southwest Nutrition and Management Conference
February 21 - 22, 2008


Mike Van Amburgh, Ph.D.
Early Life Nutrition & Management of Calves - What are We Learning About Long-Term Outcomes?

Nathan Elam, Ph.D.
Glycerol From Biodiesel Production: Considerations for Feedlot Diets.

Shawn Donkin, Ph.D.
Glycerol from Biodiesel Production: The New Corn for Dairy Cattle.

Marie Krause, Ph.D.
To Buffer or Not? Supplemental Bicarb and Ruminal Acidosis.

Amani Elobeid, Ph.D.
Analyzing the Long-Run Impact of Ethanol Expansion on U.S. Crop, Livestock & Dairy Markets.

Rosemarie Burgos-Zimbelman, M.S.
Improving Resistance to Thermal Stress in Dairy Cows with Protected Niacin.

Jeff Firkins, Ph.D.
Considerations Associated with Corn Processing in Dairy Rations.

Richard Zinn, Ph.D.
Comparative Effects of Processing Methods on the Feeding Value of Corn.

Mark McGuire, Ph.D.
Putting the Transition Period into Perspectve.

Shelly Rhoads, Ph.D.
Effects of Nutrient Metabolism and Excess Protein Catabolism on Dairy Cow Fertility.

Todd Bilby, Ph.D.
Heat Stress Effects on Fertility: Consequences and Possible Solutions.