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Tentative Agenda for the ALVMA 28th Annual 
Conference for Food Animal Veterinarians
Alabama 4-H Conference Center
Columbiana, Alabama
March 15-17, 2019




Friday, March 15

 Noon Lunch
 1:00 PM Practice Management and Evaluation
Glenn Sellers
 2:45 PM Break (visit with exhibitors)
 3:00 PM Equine Ophthalmology
Speaker TBA
4:00 PM Ectoparasite Control in Cattle and Horses
Dr. Kelly Palmer
 4:45 PM   Break (visit with exhibitors)
 5:00 PM   TBD
 6:00 PM Dinner
Saturday, March 16                                         
 7:00 AM Breakfast
 8:00 AM Update From the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industires
Dr.Tony Frazier
 9:00 AM   In-Clinic Diagnostics
Dr. Jason Shumaker
 10:00 AM Break (visit with exhibitors)
 10:15 AM Diagnostic Investigation of Abortion in Cattle Herds
Dr.Jessie Rush
 11:15 AM   Pinkeye in Cattle
Dr. Jessie Rush
 Noon Lunch
 1:00 PM Anaplasmosis and Veterinary Feed Directives
Dr.Dan Scruggs
 2:30 PM Break (visit with exhibitors)
 2:45 PM Collection and Submission of Diagnostic Samples for Common Diseases in Livestock
Dr. Heather Walz
 3:45 PM Interpretation of Diagnostic Test Results
Dr. Heather Walz
 4:45 PM   Break (visit with exhibitors)
 5:00 PM Updates from the Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association, Alabama Cattlemen's Association, Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
 6:30 PM Dinner-Steak With all the Fixins!
 7:30 PM Happy Hour, Practice Tips and Downie Awards
Sunday, March 17                                               
 6:45 AM Devotional
 7:00 AM Breakfast
 8:00 AM Update from the United States Department of Agriculture and Presentation of APHIS Approved Supplemental Training (ASST) Modules in Partial Fulfillment of USDA Accreditation
Dr. Mel Stephens
 9:30 AM Break (check out of rooms)
 10:00 AM Past, Current and Future Projects in Animal Health Research at Sugg Laboratory
Dr.Paul Walz
 11:00 AM TBD
 Noon Lunch
 Meeting Adjourned  

Registration Opening Soon!


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