March 19, 2018

WCAP Meeting Previews

Don't forget about the great symposia planned for this years World Congress on Animal Production. 

 Take a moment to review a few of the recent Meeting Previews.

-Precision Livestock Farming to increase producers' profitability.


  • 8:30AM - Dr. Ilan Halachmi (Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Israel)
  • 9:15AM - Dr. Irenilza de Alencar Nääs (Paulista University, Brazil)
  • 11:45AM - Dr. Trevor Devries (University of Guelph, Canada): Challenges and opportunities in precision monitoring of dairy cow.

-Higher food safety to enhance consumer confidence.


  • 2:00PM - Dr. Herman Barkema (University of Calgary, Canada)
  • 2:45PM - Dr. Amy Pruden (Virginia Tech, United States)
  • 5:30PM - Dr. Uwe Rössler (Free University of Berlin, Germany)

-A picture is worth a thousand words - challenges in communication between agriculture and the public.


  • 1:00PM - Dr. Gesa Busch (University of Bozen, Italy)
  • 1:45PM - Dr. Maria Hötzel (Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil)
  • 4:15PM - Dr. Glynn Tonsor (Kansas State University, United States)

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