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Newsroom:
August 29-30, 2017 • Manhattan, Kansas

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Tuesday: John Arthington | Reinaldo Cooke | Barb Downey | Galen Fink | Rick Funston | John Hall | John Kastelic | Dan Larson | Sandra Levering | Doug O'Hare | Dave Patterson | George Seidel |Randall Spare | Jeff Stevenson |

Wednesday: Gregg Hanzlicek | Cliff Lamb | Ky Pohler | Randy Prather | Megan Rolf | Dave Smith | Kim Vonnahme | Bob Weaber


Welcome, Ken Odde, department head, Kansas State University Department of animal science

Physiology of the estrous cycle — Jeff Stevenson, Kansas State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (14.6 MB)

Estrous synchronization protocol evolution and practical application — Dave Patterson, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (13.1 MB)| 2017 Heifer Protocols |
2017 Cow Protocols

General management considerations to improve success of artificial insemination — Rick Funston, University of Nebraska

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (14.3 MB)


Characteristics of successful breeding programs: AI industry perspective — Sandra Levering, ABS Global, Protection, Kansas

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (5.9 MB)

Characteristics of successful breeding programs, a veterinarian perspective — Randall Spare, DVM, Ashland Veterinary Service

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (9.6 MB)

How we make reproductive technologies pay, a heifer development perspective — Doug O'Hare, O'Hare Ranch, Ainsworth, Nebraska

Summary | Audio (6.5 MB)

How we make reproductive technologies pay, a commercial perspective — Barb Downey, Downey Ranch, Wamego, Kansas

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (7.2 MB)

How we make reproductive technologies pay, a seedstock perspective — Galen Fink, Fink Beef Genetics, Randolph, Kansas

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (10.1 MB)

Heifer development targets — John Hall, University of Idaho

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (13.7 MB)

Mystery and magic of mineral programs — John Arthington, University of Florida

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (15.4 MB)

Impact of nutrition, behavior and other stressors on embryonic loss and fertility — Reinaldo Cooke, Oregan State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (14.6 MB)

Male fertility — John Kastelic, DVM, University of Calgary

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (13.8 MB)

Developing breeding bulls for the commercial cattleman — Dan Larson, Great Plains Consulting

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (13.2 MB)

Commercial aspects of sexed semen George Seidel, Colorado

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (13.1 MB)


 

Reproductive and other emerging disease concerns — Gregg Hanzlicek, DVM, Kansas State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (13 MB)

Systems approach to animal health — Dave Smith, DVM, Mississippi State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (13.6 MB)

Pregnancy diagnosis in cattle: when, why and how — Ky Pohler, University of Tennessee

Summary | PowerPoint | Audio (13.5 MB)

Fetal programming — Kim Vonnahme, North Dakota State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (15.6 MB)

Embryo transfer: managing recipients and donors — Cliff Lamb, Texas A&M University

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (15 MB)


Next on the horizon for genetic technology — Randy Prather, University of Missouri

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (13.3 MB)

Selection of replacement heifers — Bob Weaber, Kansas State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (12.5 MB)

Practical application of genomic tests in beef production — Megan Rolf, Kansas State University

Summary | PowerPoint | Proceedings | Audio (10.2 MB)


Reproductive Tract Scoring — David Patterson, University of Missouri

Summary

Hands-on Ultrasound — Ky Pohler, Univeristy of Tennessee

Summary