April 08, 2019

Annual Meeting Symposium Preview

ARPAS Symposia

Don't miss the opportunity to join us in Austin, Texas at the 2019 Annual Meeting and Trade Show. There will be a plethora of symposia topics to choose from. Check out what's happening during the ARPAS Symposium. 

Animal Performance is greatly impacted by environmental stressors. Heat stress specifically, not only has an immediate impact but can also ripple across many segments of the industry. Find out how the animal's body reacts to heat stress and its impact, immediate and long term, on the performance of beef cattle. 

Symposium Title:   Handling Heat Stress in Beef Cattle Production

9:00 AM – 12:20 PM, Tuesday, July 9

  • Introduction to NANP/NRSP- NANP Personnel Luis Tedeschi
  • Physiology of heat stress - R. Rhoads, Virginia Tech University
  • The impact of heat stress on feedlot operations; design and management options to reduce its impact - F. M. Mitloehner,, University of California, Davis
  • The impact of heat stress on feedlot operations; nutritional and breeding options to reduce its impact - Jenny Jennings,Texas A&M University
  • Roundtable Discussion