May 23, 2016

JAM symposium to focus on Beef NRC

May 23, 2016 – A symposium focusing on the new “Beef NRC” is being planned for the morning of Thursday, July 21, during the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The symposium is entitled “Beef cattle nutrition symposium: A look at the latest beef cattle NRC recommendations.” Here is a list of the presentations scheduled during the symposium:

~ Overview of the process and changes in the newly released Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Eighth Revised Edition (2016), by Mike Galyean, Texas Tech University

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Maintenance – Joel Caton, North Dakota State University

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Growth – Clint Krehbiel, Oklahoma State University

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Reproduction – Ron Lemenager, Purdue University

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Protein and metabolic modifiers – Joan Eisemann, North Carolina State University

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Minerals, vitamins, and water – Terry Engle, Colorado State University

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Environmental issues – Andy Cole, Agricultural Research Service (retired)

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Byproducts and feed composition – Karen Beauchemin, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

~ The 8th Revised Edition of the Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle: Development and evaluation of the mathematical model – Luis Tedeschi, Texas A&M University

~ Panel Discussion

View a listing of all of the 2016 JAM symposia.