January 16-17, 2019
Tucumcari Convention Center | Tucumcari, NM
Southwest Beef Symposium

January 16, 2019 | Looking to the Future

1 pm: The Benefits of Technology in the Beef Industry
Dr. Gary Sides, Zoetis Animal Health

2 pm: Consumer Driven BQA in the Beef Industry
Ben Weinheimer, Texas Cattle Feeders Association

2:45 pm: BREAK

3:15 pm: Emerging Health Concerns in Feeder Cattle
Dr. Greta Krasfur, Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science

4 pm: MLV Vaccine Update. Point & Counter-Point | MLV vs. Killed Vaccine

5 pm: Social Hour

6 pm: Dinner

January 17, 2019 | New Technologies in the Beef Industry

8 am: Water Management at the Ranch
Marcy Ward, NM State University, Cooperative Extension Service
Mitzi Miller, Miller Angus; Floyd, NM
Kenneth McKinzie, McKinzie Land & Cattle; Santa Rosa, NM
Kendal Wilson, Carrizozo, NM

8:45 am: Antimicrobial Use in the Industry
Elaine Blythe, West Texas A&M University

10 am: BREAK

10:30 am: Animal Health Company Panel on Vaccine Technology

11:15 am: Wrap Up Talk Craig Gifford, NM State University, Cooperative Extension Service

11:45 am: Lunch

12:45 - 3 pm: Break Out Sessions
BQA Training and Certification for New Mexico or Texas
Cow Model Demonstrations
Come and Go Tour of Tucumcari Bull Test Station

Individual Registration & Payment
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Deadline: January 7, 2019
Late & At Door Registration | $95

NMSU PCards Allowed

Exhibitors & Sponsors
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Available Through
January 7, 2019

Exhibitors $250
One Registration Included

Sponsorship Levels
$500 & $1000

Two Registrations Included

Payable To: NMSU
Attn: Marcy Ward
Box 30003, MSC 3AE
Las Cruces, NM 88003

Host Hotel
Desert Inn

2420 1st St.
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Special Rate Deadline
December 31, 2018

Ask for SW Beef Symposium Rate

Marcy Ward
Extension Livestock Specialist
Cell: 575-644-3379
Email: maward@nmsu.edu