Update for Veterinarians Program Planned for Beef Producers


Iowa Ag Connection



The 2022 Update for Veterinarians program, set for July 7, offers current information and education focused on beef production. Practitioners who work with cattle will hear from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach experts on nutrition and diet formulation, troubleshooting common health problems related to nutrition and more.


"In addition to sessions focused on nutrition and related topics, presenters will provide updates from the Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory," said Chris Clark, beef specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. "I think the program will include useful information that veterinarians can take home and use right away in their practices."


Beef cattle on pasture. The morning session features Garland Dahlke, nutritionist and research scientist with the Iowa Beef Center and the Iowa State University Department of Animal Science. He'll speak on these topics: fractions of formulation -- applied nutrition with focus on protein, nitrogen and the formation of metabolizable protein, and troubleshooting common health problems as they relate to nutrition.


"In the afternoon, Scott Radke and Drew Magstadt will provide toxicology and veterinary diagnostic lab updates respectively," Clark said...


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