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Newsroom: Staunton, Va., Oct. 15-16, 2013

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• Tuesday:
Bennett
| Corah | Hopkins| Slusher | Smith | Patterson | Lamb | Johnson | Saacke | Stroud | Dahlen | Perry | Whittier

• Wednesday:
Currin
| Drake | Funston | Greiner | Hall | Hinshaw | Holler | Inskeep | McCann | Seidel | Whittier

Introduction, Dee Whittier, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.

Summary by Kasey Brown | Audio (5.1 MB)

Retained ownership perspective, Terry Slusher, Slusher Family Farms, Floyd, Va.

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint/Proceedings | Audio (6.7 MB)

Cattleman's association member, Steve Hopkins, Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, Orange, Va.

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint/Proceedings | Audio (7.9 MB)

Seedstock producer perspective, Paul Bennett, Knoll Crest Farm, Red House, Va.

Summary by Troy Smith | Audio (12.6 MB)

Hitting the target and getting a reward for a high-quality product, Larry Corah, Certified Angus Beef LLC, Manhattan, Kan.

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (2.0 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (11.9 MB)

Physiological factors that affect pregnancy rate to artificial insemination in beef cattle, Michael Smith, University of Missouri–Columbia

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.2 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (13.9 MB)

Control of estrus and ovulation in heifers, Dave Patterson, University of Missouri–Columbia.

Summary by Lynsey Meharg | PowerPoint (4.8 MB pdf) | Proceedings | 2013 Protocols | Audio (16.1 MB)

Control of estrus in cow, Cliff Lamb, University of Florida, Marianna

Summary by Lynsey Meharg | PowerPoint (2.8 MB pdf) | Proceedings | 2013 Protocols | Audio (10.8 MB)

Estrous synchronization planner spreadsheet and application, Sandy Johnson, Kansas State University, Colby

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings |

Download planner | Take survey | Audio (10.4 MB)

Insemination-related factors affecting fertilization in estrous-synchronized cattle, Dick Saacke, Virginia Tech–Blacksburg

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (3.4 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (16.6 MB)

Consequences of mishandling frozen semen and embryos, Brad Stroud, BioTech Productions, Weatherford, Texas

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (29.9 MB pdf) | Proceedings |

Access training video | Audio 1 (15.8 MB) | Audio 2 (8.4 MB)

Control of estrus with natural service, Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University–Fargo

Summary by Lynsey Meharg | PowerPoint (16 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (18.7 MB)

Factors to get the most cows and heifers pregnant, George Perry, South Dakota State University–Brookings

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (6.2 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio 1 (10.1 MB) | Audio 2 (11.7 MB)

Nutritional influences on fertility: fescue, energy and protein, Mark McCann, Virginia Tech–Blacksburg

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (1.5 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio 1 (8 MB) | Audio 2 (7.3 MB)

Pregnancy determination in cattle, a review of available alternatives, Dee Whittier, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.

Summary by Kasey Brown | PowerPoint (10.2 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (13.2 MB)

The future of reproduction in the cattle industry, George Seidel, Colorado State University–Fort Collins

Summary by Kasey Brown & Shauna Rose Hermel | PowerPoint (4.6 MB pdf) |

Proceedings | Audio 1 (8.5 MB) | Audio 2 (12.8 MB)

Pregnancy loss: the Virginia experience, John Currin, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, Va.

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.6 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio 1 (12.6 MB) | Audio 2 (8.2 MB)

The physiology of pregnancy loss, Keith Inskeep, West Virginia University–Morgantown

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (1 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (17.2 MB)

Diagnosis and control measures for opportunistic infectious causes of reproductive failure, Larry Holler, South Dakota State University–Brookings

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (15.3 MB)

Genetic improvements from AI over natural service, Scott Greiner, Virginia Tech–Blacksburg

Summary by Kasey Brown & Shauna Hermel | PowerPoint (1.1 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (15.2 MB)

Natural service bull performance and production in commercial beef herds, Dan Drake, University of California-Davis–Davis

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (5.4 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (15.8 MB)

Fetal programming: implications for beef cattle production, Rick Funston, University of Nebraska West Central Research and Extension Center–North Platte

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (26.6 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (12 MB)

Embryo transfer: The last 20 years, Randall Hinshaw, Ashby Herd Health Service Inc., Harrisonburg, Va.

Summary | PowerPoint (1.6 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio 1 (11.9 MB) | Audio 2 (8 MB)

The use of sexed semen in the beef cattle industry, John Hall, University of Idaho–Carmen

Summary by Troy Smith | PowerPoint (4.7 MB pdf) | Proceedings | Audio (12 MB)