CNC Agenda

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


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1:00 PM Welcome
Dr. Ken Griswold, Kemin Industries
1:05 PM This is Kemin
Mr. Daryl Schraad and Dr. Chris Nelson, Kemin Industries
1:30 PM The History of Chromium and Its Relationship to Glucose Metabolism
Dr. Jerry Spears, North Carolina State University (Professor Emeritus)
2:10 PM Chromium Supplementation and Immune Function in Dairy Cattle
Dr. Kasey Moyes, University of Maryland
2:50 PM Break
3:20 PM Chromium Supplementation and Reproduction in Dairy Cattle
Dr. James Ferguson, New Bolton Center - University of Pennsylvania
4:10 PM The Impact of Chromium Supplementation on Dairy Cattle Performance
Dr. Mike Allen, Michigan State University
5:00 PM Social Hour

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

6:30 AM Breakfast, Sponsored By
7:00 AM Micronutrients Sponsored Breakfast Presentation:
Evaluating Trace Minerals Requirements: Questions and New Research
Dr. Matt Faulkner, Vita Plus
8:15 AM Welcome
8:30 AM Serotonin and the Physiology of Calcium Homeostasis During the Transition Period
Dr. Laura Hernandez, University of Wisconsin -- Madison
9:10 AM Interactions Between the Feed and Feeding Environment
Mr. Mac Campbell (PhD Candidate) and Dr. Rick Grant, Miner Institute
9:50 AM Presentation of Maynard Award
Dr. Tom Overton, Cornell University
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM New Milk Analysis Technologies to Improve Dairy Cattle Performance
Dr. Dave Barbano, Cornell University
11:20 AM Aflatoxin Concentrations in Milk from High-Producing US Holsteins Fed Naturally-Infected Maize and Milked 3X per Day
Ms. Katherine Churchill (PhD Candidate) and Dr. Dan Brown, Cornell University
12:00 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Nutrition For Skeletal Muscle Health
Dr. Anna Thalacker-Mercer, Cornell University
2:10 PM New Perspectives of Evaluating Nutritional Values of Microalgae
Dr. Xingen Lei, Cornell University
2:50 PM Break
3:20 PM Medically Important Antimicrobials in Animal Agriculture - Changes in Practice with the Veterinary Feed Directive
Dr. Michael Murphy, U.S. FDA - Center for Veterinary Medicine
4:10 PM Looking Ahead -- Dairying in New York and the USA in 2066
Dr. Jack Britt, Jack H. Britt Consulting
5:00 PM Graduate Student Poster Session
5:15 PM Stations Dinner Reception

Thursday, October 20, 2016

6:30 AM Breakfast, Sponsored By
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6:45 AM Multimin USA Sponsored Breakfast Presentation:
Trace Minerals and the Acquired Immune Response in Cattle
Dr. Roberto Palomares, University of Georgia
8:05 AM Welcome
8:15 AM The Evolution of the CNCPS: Development of V.7
Dr. Ryan Higgs, Llenroc Ltd .
8:55 AM Double Crop Rotations with Winter Cereals and Corn Silage or Forage Sorghum
Dr. Quirine Ketterings and Ms. Sarah Lyons (PhD Candidate), Cornell University
9:35 AM Break
10:00 AM Characterization of Non-Nutritive Factors of Feeds for Model Development
Dr. Sam Fessenden, Cornell University
10:30 AM Peripartum Magnesium and Calcium Nutrition
Ms. Brittany Leno, Cornell University (PhD Candidate)
11:00 AM Transition Cow Management and Outcomes in Northeast Herds
Ms. Allison Lawton, Cornell University (PhD Candidate)
11:30 PM Methane Reduction Strategies in Dairy Herds
Dr. Larry Chase, Cornell University
12:00 PM Adjourn

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12:15 PM Post-Conference Symposium Lunch
1:00 PM Post Conference Welcome
Dr. Shane Fredin, Adisseo
1:10 PM Key Roles of Amino Acids in Cow Performance and Metabolism – Considerations for Defining Amino Acid Requirements
Dr. Helene LaPierre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
1:55 PM Benefits of Amino Acid Balancing on Metabolism, Inflammation, And Oxidative Stress
Dr. Juan Loor, University of Illinois
2:35 PM Impact of Amino Acid Nutrition on Reproduction
Dr. Milo Wiltbank, University of Wisconsin
3:20 PM Adjourn
This agenda has been approved for 14 ARPAS CEUs.