Breaks are at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Small Animal | 8 a.m. - Noon and 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
TOPIC: Emergency and Critical Care for the General Practitioner
These lectures are intended to give participants a thorough review of the management of common emergency and critical care cases. The use of videos will give participants a ‘real life’ experience in a lecture format. Topics will include general principles of shock and fluid therapy, trauma, and respiratory emergencies.
Tim Hackett, DVM
Title: Professor of Emergency/Critical Care and Associate Dean of the Veterinary Health System
Address: Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University City, Fort Collins, CO 80523
Dr. Hackett’s DVM was from Colorado State University in 1989. Internship in Los Angeles, a year in practice and an Emergency/Critical Care residency also at CSU. On faculty at CSU the past 24 years where he is professor of emergency/critical care and the Associate Dean of the Veterinary Health System.
Large Animal | 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
TOPIC: Veterinary Topic Presentation-UNL Students
Title: Evaluating the epidemiology and management of bovine congestive heart failure
Dr. Adam Bassett was raised in Lincoln, NE and developed a passion for horses, cattle, agriculture, and science
at an early age. He completed his undergraduate education at Hastings College in 2012. He then studied
veterinary medicine in the UNL-ISU Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine (2+2 Program), graduating in
2016. After a brief time practicing in Ohio, he returned to Nebraska to complete a master's degree in
epidemiology at the Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center located in Clay Center, NE. Upon completion of
his master's program, Dr. Bassett will be joining Oklahoma State University as a dual resident/PhD student in
theriogenology. His primary areas of interest are reproduction, genetics, epidemiology, and preventive
medicine for both horses and beef cattle.
Title: Herd-level surveillance techniques for Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV)
Jaden Carlson grew up on a small cow-calf operation in Pipestone, Minnesota. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from North Dakota State University in May of 2017. She is currently finishing her Master of Science degree in Veterinary Sciences at the Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This fall, Jaden will start her PhD program in Integrative Biomedical Sciences through UNL, focusing on Bovine Congestive Heart Failure.
Title: Characterization of Multidrug Resistant Histophilus somni Associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease
My name is Caitlyn Deal, and I graduated UNL with a bachelor of science in veterinary science this May. I grew up in Sidney, NE on a ranch with my family and have pursued veterinary medicine from a very young age. I currently work at the Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center in Lincoln and the Nebraska Memorial Stadium during the school year and also work at Flatwater Veterinary Clinic in Bridgeport, NE during school breaks. I will be attending the UNL-ISU Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine this fall.
Title: Current and Emerging Understanding of Bovine Pinkeye: implications for prevention, treatment, and diagnostics
Matt Hille is originally from North Platte, Nebraska. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Wyoming in 2008 and 2010. He completed his DVM through the UNL/ISU PPVM program in 2014. Matt has practiced 100% beef cattle medicine (feedlot and cow/calf) in south central South Dakota for 4 years. He is currently an anatomic pathology resident at the Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center and a PhD student within the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Large Animal | 10:30 a.m. to Noon
TOPICS: Conducting Feedyard Assessments; Transportation Quality Assurance (TQA)
Title: Associate Extension Educator
Address: P.O. Box 830908, C203 ANSC, Lincoln, NE 68583-0908
Eirich is an Advocate for Agriculture with a strong passion for the beef community and is committed to build consumer confidence in the food system (production, processing, distribution, consumption and waste management).
Rob recieved a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wyoming and a Master of Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Before coming to the BQA position, Eirich worked at Eastern Wyoming College at Torrington, Wyo., for four years as animal science instructor and coach of the livestock judging team. Before that, he was an Extension Educator at UNL in Panhandle District in several counties. His agricultural experience includes about 14 years with Eirich Brothers, a diversified crop and livestock operation and seeds dealer at Bayard, some of that time as a partner. He also was a feedlot foreman at Brush, CO.
He works to incorporate background, education and experiences into my teaching style. Eirich believes in developing agriculture’s future leaders through strong education and lifelong learning.
Dr. Jeff Fox
Lunch | Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Large Animal | 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
TOPIC: Practical Veterinary Medicine for Cow-Calf Operations
Travis Van Anne, DVM
Title: Self-employed, mixed animal practice
Address: Gering, Nebraska
1995 Graduate of UNL, 1999 Graduate of KSU, Veterinary School, 2004 Grad of MARC, Beef Prod. Manage Series.
1999-2008 Mixed animal practice, focusing on larger scale cow/calf, sale barns and feedlot consulting.
2008 to 2018, Boehringer Ingelheim, Key accounts for US then transitioned to Professional Service Veterinarian for the Mt. West States.
Large Animal | 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
TOPIC: Mineral Metabolism in Cattle -- Overview of single use, pulse dose trace mineral products to improve cattle status, ways to overcome variability in mineral status of animals and replenishment strategies in times of deficiency.
SPEAKER Presented by Multimin, USA
Stephanie Hansen, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Beef Feedlot Nutrition
Address: 1221 Kildee Hall. Iowa State University Ames, Iowa 50011-3150
Stephanie Hansen is an Associate Professor in Beef Feedlot Nutrition at Iowa State University. Her research is focused on refining the roles of trace minerals and vitamins to improve cattle performance and producer profitability. She teaches advanced animal nutrition and graduate courses in vitamins and minerals and ruminant nutrition.
Dinner | 6 p.m.
Legacy of the Plains Museum * Smoked brisket sand, pot salad, baked beans, tea/lemonade, brownies * $13 per person.