Discussions included topics on transboundary animal disease threats to U.S. agriculture, U.S.-border agriculture inspections, wildlife/vector/livestock dynamics and workforce development needs.
Proposals should be aimed at clinically relevant research that cattle veterinarians can utilize in beef or dairy production environments.
Increased potassium concentration may affect nutritional balance of alfalfa as feed source for livestock.
Harvesting at greater than 40% dry matter reduces digestibility of fiber and starch and may cause packing issues.
Study to identify cow-related factors that can be used to predict which metritis cases likely will benefit from antimicrobial therapy.
Meeting protein requirements and improving nitrogen efficiency in cows under different physiological conditions can be more precise using new tool for diet formulation.
Storing wet brewers grains with salt prevents spoilage and improves nutrient digestibility.