Sponsored by Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
A Tribute to A. E. Freeman, Iowa State University
Dr. A. E. Freeman, who retired from Iowa State University February 29, 2000,
culminating 43 years of service. All speakers for this symposium
studied under Dr. Freeman. A banquet and roast will follow the
day's activites beginning with refreshments at 5:30 and dinner at 6pm.
Genex Cooperative, Inc/CRI,
Holland Genetics/CR Delta
Room: Ballroom 1
8:00 10 INVITED The contributions of A.E. Freeman, R.E. Pearson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 8:45 11 INVITED What can animal breeders and corn breeders learn from each other? K.G. Boldman, Monsanto Company 9:30 12 INVITED Poultry breeding: structure, traits, realized responses, and the future. M.T. Kuhn, Hy-Line International 10:15 BREAK 10:30 13 Genetic control of dairy cattle behavior. M.M. Schutz and E.A. Pajor, Purdue University 11:15 14 INVITED EAAP SPEAKER Genetic improvement of resistance to infectious diseases in livestock. J.C. Detilleux, University of Liege - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Room: Ballroom 1
1:30 15 INVITED Methods to combine information from separate sources. P.M. VanRaden, Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory, ARS-USDA 2:15 16 INVITED The effect of Holsteinization on intensive pastoral dairy farming in New Zealand. B.L. Harris and E. Kolver, Livestock Improvement, and Dairy Research Corporation 3:00 BREAK 3:15 17 INVITED 2020Vision? - The future of dairy cattle breeding from an academic perspective. P.J. Boettcher, University of Guelph 4:00 18 INVITED A futuristic look at the dairy cattle genetics industry. R.D. Welper, Alta Genetics Inc 4:45 REMARKS A.E. Freeman, Iowa State University
Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon