Bovine Veterinarian
Saturday, October 19, 2013 | Web Version
Part 1: Advances in bovine veterinary medicine
Conference aims for common ground on antimicrobial use
Simmons: Solutions for enough food
Part 2: Advances in bovine veterinary medicine
Cornell professor selected as 2013 winner of Zoetis Cattle Call
AVMA, European veterinary group, issue joint statement
DuPont CEO announces progress on 2020 food security goals
Heifer study sheds light on dry matter intakes
Large animal veterinarian gives back
Make plans for Range Beef Cow Symposium
Innovations in veterinary medicine Part 1: Advances in bovine veterinary medicine
At the AABP conference in Milwaukee, we ask veterinarians to describe what they see as the most significant advances in bovine veterinary medicine over the years they have practiced. Their diverse and insightful answers follow. Watch Video
Conference aims for common ground on antimicrobial use
On November 12 to 14, the National Institute for Animal Agriculture will host a symposium in Kansas City intending to bring together representatives of academia, government researchers, the scientific community and stakeholders within animal agriculture, human medicine and the environment to discuss antimicrobial use and resistance. Read More
Simmons: Solutions for enough food
Food and agricultural experts from around the world gathered in Des Moines, Iowa this week for the 2013 Borlaug Dialogue hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation, in conjunction with World Food Day. During a Wednesday morning breakfast ceremony, Elanco President Jeff Simmons received the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology 2013 Borlaug CAST Communication Award, recognizing his vision in addressing the challenges of feeding the world’s growing population. Read More
Innovations in veterinary medicine Part 2: Advances in bovine veterinary medicine
At the AABP conference in Milwaukee, we ask veterinarians to describe what they see as the most significant advances in bovine veterinary medicine over the years they have practiced. Their diverse and insightful answers follow. Watch Video
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Cornell professor selected as 2013 winner of Zoetis Cattle Call
Rodrigo Bicalho, DVM, PhD, assistant professor of dairy production medicine at Cornell University, is the recipient of the 2013 Cattle Call grant from Zoetis. Read More
AVMA, European veterinary group, issue joint statement
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) this week issued a joint statement, entitled “The Essential Role of Veterinarians in Protecting Animal, Human, Public, and Environmental Health—A Global Public Good.” The statement emphasizes the important role veterinarians play in the protection human and public health by controlling animal disease. Read More
 
Top importers at Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit
Four out of the five largest oilseed and grain importers will be at the Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit in Minneapolis in October, joining sponsors such as ADM, Cargill, CHS, and CME Group, and hundreds of exhibitors on an expanded-show floor for three days of interactive ag industry dialogue.
DuPont logo DuPont CEO announces progress on 2020 food security goals
Addressing more than 1,000 international leaders at the World Food Prize 2013 Norman Borlaug Dialogue, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman announced progress made in the first year of the company’s 2020 food security goals to address global hunger challenges. Established in 2012, DuPont’s food security goals — targeting innovation, education and rural community development — are an outgrowth of its long-standing sustainability goals focused on the environment. Read More
Heifer study sheds light on dry matter intakes
Predicting the dry matter intake of dairy heifers is an important part of heifer nutrition programs, but it can be challenging to estimate for a number of reasons. Read More
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Large animal veterinarian gives back
Working with livestock is something Dave Barz has enjoyed since childhood - feeding cattle on his family's Iowa farm. However, it's getting to know the people who make up South Dakota agriculture that the large animal veterinarian and owner of Northwest Vet & Supply says is most rewarding. Read More
Make plans for Range Beef Cow Symposium
Registration is open for the 2013 Range Beef Cow Symposium, which will take place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, S.D. on December 3 to 5. A bi-annual event that moves between four states, the symposium is one of the premier educational opportunities for cow-calf producers. Read More
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