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2018 Southern Section Meeting 

Fort Worth, TX
February 3 - 6, 2018


Is available online, early registration deadline is December 1, 2017

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Book your room by phone at 1-800-HILTONS and mention you are with the American Society of Animal Science Southern meeting


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Award submission deadline, November 8, 2017

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*For Members: At this time, the Southern Section has opted not to reimburse members inside the section for travel or registration.

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Preliminary Meeting Schedule

Saturday, February 3

  • Pre-Confernce: Integrated Pest Management Symposium - Afternoon
  • Pre-Confernce:Integrated Pest Management Symposium  Mixer - Evening

Sunday, February 4

  • SCC81 -  All day
  • SERA 041 Symposium: Round Bale Haylage Production Impacts and Economics - Afternoon
    • Dr. Joao Vendramini (University of Florida) and Dr. Ryon Walker (Noble Research Institute): Characteristics of and animal Responses to Warm and Cool-Season Forage Baleage
    • Dr. Adegbola Adesogan (University of Florida): Anti-quality Factors with Forage Baleage and Grain Crop Silage
    • Dr. Ross Pruitt (University of Tennessee-Martin): Economics of Baleage with Consideration for Class of Cattle

    • SERA 041 Meeting: Evening
    • Graduate Student Competition, MS/PhD - Afternoon
    • Undergraduate Student Competition - Afternoon
    • Pre-Super Bowl Mixer - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Monday, February 5

    • Small Ruminant I - Morning
    • Bill Kunkle Symposium: Recent Advances in Replacement Heifer Development - Morning
      • Dr. Dave Lalman (Oklahoma State University): Changes in the US Cowherd and their Implication on Heifer Development
      • Dr. Gary Williams (Texas A&M University): Nutritional Programming of Puberty in Heifers: Developmental, Genomic and Functional Implications
      • Dr. Ryon Walker (Noble Research Institute): Target Prefbreeding Bodyweight and Age in Replacement Heifers- Implications of Environment and Management
      • Dr. Justin Rhinehart (University of Tennessee-Knoxville): Lessons Learned from University Heifer Development Programs
    • Breeding and Genetics/Meats - Afternoon
    • Ruminant Animal Production l - Afternoon
    • Physiology l - Afternoon
    • Teaching and Undergraduate Education - Afternoon
    • Extension l - Afternoon
    • Business Meeting - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Awards Banquet & Presentations at the Longhorn Salon - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Awards Entertainment and Graduate Mixer at the Longhrn Saloon - 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
    • Small Ruminant Subcommittee of the NAGP

    Tuesday, February 6

    • Extension Breakfast 0 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM
    • Extension ll - Morning
    • Small Ruminant Production - Morning
    • Pastures and Forages - Morning
    • Ruminant Animal Production ll - Morning
    • Physiology ll - Morning
    • Graduate Student Lunch - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM


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