2017 Georgia Food Animal Conference

Hosted by the Georgia Department of AgricultureSGVMA, Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, & GVMA.

April 28 - 30, 2017

Lake Blackshear Resort
Cordele, Georgia

About the Conference

In support of our food animal veterinarians, the Georgia Department of Agriculture working with USDA, GVMA, SGVMA, the Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories are pleased to present the third annual Georgia Food Animal Conference. This conference will provide food and fiber animal pertinent continuing education and address current issues.

CE Credit

Full attendance of this course will provide 17 hours of CE (Friday - 2 hours, Saturday - 8 hours, Sunday. 7 hours)

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Schedule

Friday, April 28
6:30 pm USDA modules – Veterinary Feed Directive; Foreign Animal Disease


Saturday, April 29
7 am – Registration opens
7:45 am – Introductions
8 am – Farm animal surgery and anesthesia (Dr. Mulon)
10 am – Break
10:15 am – Trich sample collection & BVD testing strategies, Dr. Lee Jones
11 am – Dr. Robert Cobb, GA State Veterinarian
Noon – Lunch
1 pm – Monitoring cow comfort, health and production
2 pm – Pregnancy diagnosis methods – Dr. Roberto Palomares
3:30 – 5:30 pm – Breakout Sessions

  •      Breakout 1: Beef Antimicrobial choices and use in Beef cattle Dr. Brent Credille
  •      Breakout 2: The negative impact of heat stress on dairy cattle / heat abatement strategies, Dr. Tao, UGA
  •      Breakout 3: Monitoring milk quality, including determining farm specific action levels and the relationship between management and milk quality measures. Dr. Emmanuel Rollin

7 pm Supper and social - sponsors


Sunday, April 30
7:30 am – Registration opens
8 am – LEAP (2 hr) Heather Lindell, Pharm D
9:50 am – Break
10 am – Small ruminant Health and Reproduction – Dr. David Pugh
Noon – Lunch
1 pm – Pathology faculty – Pathology: Diagnostic Approach to Farm Animals
5 pm – Adjourn

Registration Pricing

  • Full - $195.00 
  • Saturday Only - $125.00 
  • Sunday Only - $100.00 
  • Friday Only - $0.00 
  • Student - $50.00 

 

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Cancellation Policy: There will be an 80% refund if received by 4/15/17. No refunds will be given after that date.

Book a room

Attendees may being to make their room reservations by calling 800-459-1230 and ask for group by name or give this code 259727 or online as follows:

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  3. Enter Group ID: 259727
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