Cameron to host 22nd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference

Cameron University's Department of Agriculture will host the 22nd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference, featuring keynote speakers and exhibits pertinent to the beef cattle industry, on Thursday, November 19. The event starts at 6 p.m. in the Shepler Center Ballroom on the CU campus. To register or for more information, call 581-2275.

Dr. Dan Stein, assistant professor, livestock production, Oklahoma State University, will present "Making Sense of the DNA-based/Molecular Technologies available to Beef Producers." He earned his doctorate degree from OSU in animal breeding and reproduction.

Gene Parker, DVM, will present "Comparison of Current Antibiotics to Treat Diseases in Oklahoma Beef Cattle." Parker is a food-animal quality & health specialist for the OSU Cooperative Extension Service.

The conference will include exhibits by event sponsors Phil Perryman, ABS Global, Apache; Ag Preference ACA, Altus; Chickasha New Holland; Co-op Services, Inc., Lawton; Farmers Co-op Association, Snyder; Darren Baker, IVESCO, LLC; L&L Farm Supply, Chattanooga; Livestock Nutrition Center, Chickasha; Nutrina; Schering-Plough Animal Health; Spencer Brothers Feed-Supply/Stillwater Milling, Lawton; and Stockman-Oklahoma Livestock Marketing, Inc., Apache.

The 22nd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference is sponsored by the CU Department of Agriculture, the Cameron University Joseph H. Mullins Endowed Chair, Comanche County Cattleman's Association and Comanche County Cooperative Extensive Service.

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November 6, 2009
PR#09-240