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A collaborative research and extension team from University of Idaho, Washington State University, University of Missouri, USDA-ARS, and University of Florida will be offering Dairy Cattle Genomics Workshops in November - December 2016. The focus of the workshops is to provide dairy producers, veterinarians, and allied industry with the knowledge and tools to make decisions regarding the use of genomic testing.
Topics to be discussed: Genomics and Fertility Research Updates, Case Studies from Zoetis and Neogen, and Economics of Genomics. Who should attend? Dairy producers and managers, veterinarians, allied industry, and extension faculty. Experience with genomics is not required.
Workshops will be held from 10:00 am — 2:30 pm at these locations:
- Monday, November 28 - Jerome, Idaho (Best Western Sawtooth Inn and Suites)
- Wednesday, November 30 - Prosser, Washington (Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center)
- Monday, December 5 - Stephenville, Texas (Texas A&M AgriLife Center)
- Wednesday, December 7 - Okeechobee, Florida (Okeechobee County Extension)
- Monday, December 12 – Tulare, California (UC Davis Veterinary Medicine, Teaching, and Research Center)
This workshop is made possible through UDSA-NIFA-AFRI grant 2013-68004-20365. Lunch is sponsored by Zoetis and Neogen.
Please reply to Joe Dalton to reserve a space: firstname.lastname@example.org or 208.454.7633.