The 2019 Beef Feedlot Short Course, organized and hosted by Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University, is set for Aug. 6-8 at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames. Iowa State Extension beef specialist Erika Lundy said the goal of the event is to optimize participant learning through exposure to new technology, research and best management practices.
Register before midnight June 14, 2019 to receive the early registration discount. Students receive FREE registration prior to June 14. Registrations will be accepted at the conference at the late registration rate.
"Addressing the 2050 Challenge of Feeding the World without depleting its Natural Resources"
Beef cattle growth and zinc nutrition: Impact on beef quality characteristics?
Matt Schulte, Graduate Assistant
Dr. Brian Kerr
Recent Research on Fats and Oils in Swine
Beef quality traits and proteomic analysis of longissimus lumborum steaks with high and low amounts of intramuscular fat – A Review
Logan Johnson, Graduate Assistant
"How Early Life Stress Impacts Gut Function Across the Lifespan"
The role of phosphofructokinase, AMP deaminase, and mitochondrial F1 ATPase on pH decline in postmortem skeletal muscle – A Review
Elizabeth Zuber, Graduate Assistant
"Gut Health in Food Animals, Especially in Chickens"
Replacement of fat in bologna sausage with conventional and high-oleic soybean oil oleogels
Jona Paulus, Graduate Student
Dr. Kevin Meyers, Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Hormel Foods
"Food Safety and Innovation in a Transparent, Digital World"
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
Social 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Program: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center, 2508 Mortensen, Ames
Dr. James Reecy, Professor of Animal Science; Associate Vice President for Research
Novel myopathies in the poultry industry
Dr. Dawn Koltes, Adjunct Assistant Professor, ISU
Dr. Stephanie Hansen
"Refining Roles for Micronutrients in Feedlot Cattle"
Cyclone Classic, AGR Spring Showdown
The use of transglutaminase for bonding and texture in meat systems
David Scoville, Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America
3 minute "lightning talks", presented by Animal Science students.