January 18, 2018

Southern Section Meeting Preview: Integrated Pest Management Symposium

Pre-conference: Integrated Pest Management Symposium
It is well known that certain insects can be pests of livestock.  This symposium will address some of these most economically important insect pest species, as well as link some of these insects to disease pathogens of importance that lead to decreased productivity in livestock.  Sign up while registering for the meeting 2018 Southern Section Meeting at


Join us Saturday, February 3, 2018 for this years Pre-Conference symposium, Integrated Pest Management at the Southern Section meeting in Fort Worth. There will be presentations by C. Holderman, S.C. Nickerson, C.S. Mooney, J.L. Talley and C. White.

Speakers and Titles:

2:05PM: Overview of Arthropod Pests of Typical Livestock Production Systems. C. Holderman

2:35PM: Benefits of Horn Fly Control in Dairy and Beef Heifers. S.C. Nickerson

3:05PM: The Effect of ClariFly Larvicide in Purchased Feed on Fly Populations on Dairy Farms in 2008 and 2013. C.S. Mooney

3:50PM: Update on Fly Control Practices for Pastured Cattle. J.L. Talley

4:20PM: An Integrated Approach to Managing Insects in Livestock Production Systems. C. White. 

The day of programming is followed by a networking mixer beginning at 6:00PM with cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres. 

Make sure you have registered for the Meeting, and sign up for the Pre-conference Symposium. 

Reserve your housing here.

If you have any questions, please contact the ASAS Business Office at asas@asas.org. 

We look forward to seeing you in Fort Worth!