All in person workshops around the state have been postponed until the further notice. Please look for our virtual workshops and webinars starting in April.  

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In the name of the Extension Committee of the SouthernSection of the American Society of Animal Science, I would like to inviteyou to join us in the upcoming webinar series:

 

“Livestock Genetics & Genomics”

Sept 30, 1 PM* – Genetics foundation: EPDs and genomic testing. Dr. Jon Beever, Univ. of Tennessee
Oct 7, 1 PM* – Thermotolerance impacts on cattle performance. Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Univ. of Florida
Oct 14, 1 PM* – Genetics of hair coat shedding in cattle. Dr. Trent Smith, Mississippi State Univ.
Oct 21, 1 PM* – Fescue tolerance: role of genetics. Dr. Scott Greiner, Virginia Tech
Oct 28, 1 PM* – Genetics of feed efficiency in beef cattle. Dr. David Riley. Texas A&M Univ.
Nov 4, 1 PM* – Using genome editing for livestock health. Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Univ. of California
Nov 11, 1 PM* – Impact of genetic adaptation to environment on beef cattle. Dr. Jared Decker, Univ. of Missouri
Nov 18, 1 PM* – Genomic testing in dairy cattle. Dr. Francisco Pen Þagaricano, Univ. of Wisconsin
Dec 2, 1 PM* – Genetic selection of small ruminants. Dr. Andrew Weaver, North Carolina State Univ.

 

*All webinars will start at 1 PM EST.

 

This series was designed for livestock extension agents, buteveryone is welcome to join us.

All webinars are free and the ZOOM link foreach webinar is included in the flyer attached.

 

Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

 

Thank you!

Vitor

 

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Vitor R. G. Mercadante

Assistant Professor andExtension Specialist

Animaland Poultry Sciences

LargeAnimal Clinical Sciences

VirginiaTech

Litton-ReavesHall 364

175 WCampus Drive

Blacksburg,VA 24061

Phone:(540) 231-9153 

Mobile:(352) 672-4061

Twitter:@vitormercadante