PhD awards. This year’s recipients are:
3rd - Abstract #23, Elizabeth Palmer, University of Florida. - Timing of concentrate supplementation during late gestation impacts calf pre-weaning growth, but not reproductive performance of Bos indicus-influenced cows
2nd – Abstract #27, Claire L. Timlin –Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. A retrospective analysis of bull:cow ratio effects on pregnancy rates of beef cows previously enrolled in fixed-time artificial insemination protocols
1st – Abstract #24, Sam Ingram – North Carolina State University, Renovating toxic-infected tall fescue pastures for profitability, animal performance, and soil health.
Masters Graduate Student Competition, this year’s recipients are:
3rd - Abstract #4, Britta Thinguldstad, University of Georgia. Impact of potassium application and harvest regime in alfalfa yield, forage quality and stand persistence in South Georgia.
2nd - Abstract #14, Miranda Stotz, Texas Tech University, Effect of fermentation temperature on in vitro digestibility of a finishing diet
1st - Abstract #9, Taylor Garcia, Tarleton State University, Reduce Reuse ReRumen: Variability in Nutritive Value of Paunch Manure
Undergraduate Student Competition, this year’s recipients are:
3rd - Abstract #50, Jessica Danielo, Clemson University. Effects of post-weaning supplementation of immunomodulatory feed ingredient on body weight and cortisol levels in programmed fed beef heifers
2nd - Abstract #45, Erin Davis, University of Arkansas, Relationships among circulating prolactin concentrations, hair coat score, and weights of grazing cows.
1st - Abstract #56, Sophia Landers, University of Arkansas. The efficacy of extended-release eprinomectin for the reduction of horn flies, face flies, and fecal egg counts of parasitic nematodes in replacement beef heifers