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25th Symposium, February 4 - 5, 2014

The Relationship of Immunity and Reproduction in Dairy Cows David J. Hurley, The University of Georgia
Evaluation of OmniGen-AF® in Lactating Heat-stressed Holstein Cows Robert Collier, University of Arizona
Inflammatory Responses to Sub-acute Ruminal Acidosis Tanya F. Gressley, University of Delaware
Etiology and Prevention of Fatty Liver and Ketosis in Dairy Cattle Donald Beitz, Iowa State University
Protein Nutrition of Dairy Cattle-An Overview Fred Owens, DuPont Pioneer
Vitamin D Metabolism in Dairy Cattle and Implications for Dietary Requirements Corwin D. Nelson, University of Florida
Mechanisms of Volatile Fatty Acid Absorption and Metabolism and Maintenance of a Stable Rumen Environment Gregory B. Penner, University of Saskatchewan
Strategies to Improve Rumen Microbial Efficiency Tim J. Hackmann, University of Florida
Characteristics of Feed Efficiency and Use for Selection of Heifers and Cows Phillip Lancaster, University of Florida
Use of Corn Co-products in Beef Cattle Diets James McDonald, University of Nebraska
Forage Management and Methods to Improve Nutrient Intake in Grazing Cattle Flavio A. P. Santos, University of Sao Paulo - Brazil
Amino Acid Requirements and Post-absorptive Metabolism in Cattle: Implications for Ration Formulation Helene Lapierre, University of Calgary
Feed Efficiency and Sustainability of the Cattle Industry Frank Mitloehner, University of California, Davis
2014 Proceedings, 25th Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium  
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24th Symposium, February 5-6, 2013

Considerations for Improving Feed Efficiency in Dairy Cattle Lou Armentano,University of Wisconsin
Understanding the Impact of Subclinical Ketosis Garrett Oetzel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Choline-A Limiting Nutrient for Transition Dairy Cows Ric Grummer,Belchem Corporation
Amino Acid Nutrition of Feedlot Calves Richard Zinn,University of California-Davis  
Preparing the Calf for Feedlot: The Role of Nutrition and Management in the Preweaning Period on Future Health and Performance Robbi Pritchard, South Dakota State University
Enhancing Calf Immunity through Nutrition Michael Ballou, Texas Tech University
Enhancing Immunity and Disease Resistance of Dairy Cows through Nutrition Matt Waldron, University of Missouri
The Role of Specific Fatty Acids on Dairy Cattle Performance and Fertility Jose Santos, University of Florida  
Nutritional and Management Strategies to Mitigate Animal Greenhouse Gas Emissions Alex Hristov, Penn State University
Alternatives to Corn for Dairy Rations Randy Shaver, University of Wisconsin-Madison  
The Importance of Feed Efficiency in the Cow Herd Cliff Lamb, University of Florida  
Feeding Dairy Cows in Today’s Economy Bill Weiss, The Ohio State University
The Economics of Profit in California Dairies Luis Rodriguez, Zinpro Corporation
2013 Proceedings, 24th Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium  

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23rd Symposium, January 31-February 1, 2012

The principles of balancing the diets for amino acids and their impact on the N utilization efficiency Chuck Schwab, University of New Hampshire
Balancing for rumen degradable protein and post-ruminal requirements
for lactating cattle using the CNCPS as a basis for evaluation
Mike VanAmburgh, Cornell University
Feeding low crude protein rations to dairy cows – What have we learned? Larry Chase, Cornell University
Inflammation and nutrient metabolism in ruminants Clint Krehbiel, Oklahoma State University
Impact of stressors on performance of weaned calves: An overview of our research on acute phase proteins and beef cattle performance John Arthington, University of Florida
Quantifying heat stress and its impact on dairy cow metabolism and performance Bob Collier, University of Arizona
The role of energy balance and metabolism on reproduction of dairy cows Ron Butler, Cornell University
The role of liver metabolism during transition on postpartum health and performance Shawn Donkin, Purdue University
Importance of N recycling to beef cattle grazing low-protein forages Evan Titgemeyer, Kansas State University
Nutritional practices to reduce environmental impact of grazing beef cattle Andy Cole, USDA Bushland TX
A microbiologist’s view on improving nutrient utilization in ruminants T. G. Nagaraja, Kansas State University
Forage digestibility: the intersection of cell wall lignification and plant tissue anatomy Hans Jung, USDA St. Paul MN
Role of K on rumen fermentation and milk fat synthesis Tom Jenkins, Clemson University
2012 Proceedings, 23rd Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium  

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22nd Symposium, February 1-2, 2011

Increasing Efficiency of Nutrient Use to Enhance Profit and Environmental Stewardship Michael J. VandeHaar, Michigan State University
Measuring Feed Efficiency - Why & How on the Back of a Napkin Robert C. Fry, Atlantic Dairy Management Services
Nutritional Implications of Altering the Dry Period Length Ric R. Grummer, Balchem Corp.
Revisiting Negative Dietary Cation-Anion Difference Balancing for
Prepartum Cows and its Impact on Hypocalcaemia and Performance
Elliot Block, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition
Balancing the Acute Phase Response during the Transition Period: Impacts on Performance and Health Barry J. Bradford, Kansas State University
Liquid Feeds and Sugars in Diets for Dairy Cattle Jeffrey L. Firkins, The Ohio State University
Manipulation of the Dietary N-Fractions to Improve Ruminal Microbial Synthesis and Yield Glen A. Broderick, Agricultural Research Service, USDA
Mechanisms of Acid Absorption in the Rumen and Impacts on Subacute Rumen Acidosis Gregory B. Penner, University of Saskatchewan
The Impact of Improving NDF Digestibility of Corn Silage on Dairy Cow Performance Masahito Oba, University of Alberta
Manipulation of the Rumen Microbial Environment to Improve Performance of Beef Cattle Nicolas DiLorenzo, University of Florida
Maternal Plane of Nutrition and Impact on the Offspring J. S. Caton, North Dakota State University
Strategic Supplementation of Beef Cows to Correct for Nutritional Imbalances Matt Hersom, University of Florida
2011 Proceedings, 22nd Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium  

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21st Symposium, February 2-3, 2010

Impact of Selection for Residual Feed Intake on Forage Intake by Beef Cows and Feed Efficiency of Progeny Monty Kerley, University of Missouri
Feeding Behavior, Feed Selection and Risk of Digestive Problems in Dairy Cattle Trevor DeVries, University of Guelph
Cattle Behavior and Implications to Performance and Health John Huxley, University of Nottingham
Feeding Transgenic Feedstuffs to Cattle Gary Hartnell, Monsanto
Feeding Low Starch Diets to Lactating Dairy Cows Heather Dann, Miner Agricultura Research Institute
Forage Evaluation and Quality in Florida João Vendramini, University of Florida
Nutritional Strategies for Replacement Dairy Heifers Jud Heinrichs, Pennsylvania State University
Efficiency of Cattle Production and its Carbon Footprint Dale Bauman, Cornell University
Essential of Fatty Acids in Ruminant Diets Don Palmquist, The Ohio State University
Chromium Supplementation in Cattle Diets Jerry Spears, North Carolina State University
Supplemental Antioxidants to Enhance Fertility in Cattle Peter Hansen, University of Florida
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20th Symposium, February 10-11, 2009

Managing Milk Fat Depression: Interactions of Ionophores, Fat Supplements, and other Risk Factors Tom Jenkins, Clemson University
Using Dietary Additives to Manipulate Rumen Fermentation and Improve Nutrient Utilization and Animal Performance Gbola Adesogan, University of Florida
The Strategic Use of Ruminally Protected Amino Acids in Dairy Nutrition Robert Patton, Nittany Dairy Nutrition Inc
Relationship Between Nutrition and Reproduction in Beef Cows Cliff Lamb, University of Florida
Influences of Fatty Acid Supplementation on Reproduction of Grazing Beef Cows Bret Hess, University of Wyoming
Feeding n-6 and n-3 Fatty Acids to Dairy Cows: Effects on Immunity, Fertility and Lactation Flavio Silvestre, University of Florida
Early Life Management and Long-Term Productivity of Dairy Calves Mike Van Amburgh, Cornell University
Nutritional Regulation of Precocious Puberty in Beef Heifers Michael Day, The Ohio State University
Feed-Restriction Programs for Growing Heifers Al Kertz, Andhil Nutrition
Nutritional Control of Feed Intake in Dairy Cattle Mike Allen, Michigan State University
Feeding Rumininally-Protected Choline to Transition Dairy Cows Jose Santos, University of Florida
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19th Symposium, January 29-30, 2008

Glycerol and Other Energy Sources for Metabolism and Production of Transition Dairy Cows Arnold R. Hippen, South Dakota State University
The Effects of Heat Stress on Production, Metabolism and Energetics of Lactating and Growing Cattle Lance Baumgard, University of Arizona
Bringing Feed Efficiency Technologies to the Beef Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Gordon Carstens, Texas A&M University
Can Nutrient Synchrony Affect Performance of Forage-Fed Cattle? Matt Hersom, University of Florida
Corn Silage – Facts, Fantasies and the Future Fred Owens, Pioneer Hi-Bred International
Recent Advances in Bacterial Silage Inoculate Technology Adegbola Adesogan, University of Florida
Gossypol Intake from Cottonseed Feedstuffs – A Performance Concern for Ruminants? José Santos, University of Florida
Utilization of Whole Cottonseed and Hay in Beef Cow Diets Gary Hill, University of Georgia
Alternative Feeds for Beef Cattle During Periods of Low Forage Availability Matt Poore, North Carolina State University
Influence of Dietary Plasma Proteins on Supporting Animal Immunity Systems Joy Campbell, APC Inc.
Immune System Responses to Diseases/Disorders in the Dairy Animal and Potential Effects of Essential Fatty Acids Charles Staples, University of Florida

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18th Symposium, January 30-31, 2007

Dietary Energy Density for the Close-Up Dry Cow – Postpartum Performance Gabriella Varga, The Pennsylvania State University
Ruminal Acidosis in Dairy Cows: Balancing Physically Effective Fiber With Starch Availability Karen Beauchemin, Agric.and Agri-Food Canada
Nutritional Strategies to Enhance Immunity During the Transition Period of Dairy Cows Matt Waldron, University of Vermont
Vitamins and Minerals Functioning as Antioxidants with Supplementation Considerations Lee McDowell, University of Florida
Effect of Selenium Source on Production, Reproduction, and Immunity of Lactating Dairy Cows William Thatcher, University of Florida
Effects of Pre-shipping Management on the Performance of Florida Beef Calves in the Receiving Feedlot John Arthington, University of Florida
Strategic Addition of Dietary Fibrolytic Enzymes for Improved Performance of Lactating Dairy Cows Gbola Adesogan, University of Florida
Use of Milk or Blood Urea Nitrogen to Identify Feed Management Inefficiencies and Estimate Nitrogen Excretion by Dairy Cattle and Other Animals Rick Kohn, University of Maryland
Strategies, Benefits, and Challenges of Feeding Ethanol Byproducts to Dairy and Beef Cattle David Schingoethe, South Dakota State University
Nutrition and Management During Gestation: Impacts on Lifelong Performance Joel Caton, North Dakota State University
Do Grazing Beef Cows Benefit From Supplemental Anionic Salts? Matt Hersom, University of Florida

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17th Symposium, February 1-2, 2006

Strategic Manipulation of RDP and RUP Supply to Meet the Protein Needs of Beef Cows Alfredo DiCostanzo, University of Minnesota
Improving Nitrogen Utilization in the Rumen of the Lactating Dairy Cow Glen Broderick, U.S. Dairy Forage Res. Center
The Role of Amino Acid Nutrition in Milk Yield and Milk Components Brian Bequette, University of Maryland
Milking Them for All They’re Worth David Zartman, The Ohio State University
Encapsulating Nutrients to Improve Nitrogen Utilization and Reproduction Steven Emanuele, Balchem Corporation
A Factorial Approach to Energy Supplementation for Grazing Beef Cattle Matt Hersom, University of Florida
Trace Mineral Nutrition and Immune Competence in Cattle John Arthington, University of Florida
Nutritional and Metabolic Effects on the Immune Competence of the Periparturient Cow Jesse Goff, National Animal Disease Center
Uses and Abuses of Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy for Feed Analyses Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin
Factors Affecting Corn Silage Quality in Hot and Humid Climates Gbola Adesogan, University of Florida
Milk Fat Depression in Dairy Cows - Influence of Supplemental Fats Charles Staples, University of Florida

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16th Symposium, February 1-2, 2005

Formulating Diets with Optimum Cation-Anion Difference for Lactating Dairy Cows David Beede, Michigan State University
Bioavailability and Antagonists of Trace Minerals in Ruminant Metabolism David Ledoux, Marcia Shannon, U. of Missouri
Selenium Toxicity for Ruminants - Paranoia or Precaution L. R. McDowell et al., University of Florida
Effect of Rumensin on Performance Parameters of Lactating Dairy Cows Nine-trial Registration Summary Elvin Thomas et al., Elanco Animal Health
Phase-Feeding the Beef Herd for Improved Feed Utilization Matt Hersom, University of Florida
Predicting Forage Intake by Grazing Ruminants Sam Coleman, USDA-ARS-STARS, Brooksville
Improving Forage Quality and Animal Performance with Fibrolytic Enzymes A. T. Adesogan, University of Florida
Randomness Rules: Living with Variation in the Nutrient Composition of Concentrate Feeds William Weiss, The Ohio State University
Molds and Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs - Prevention and Treatment L. W. Whitlow, W. M. Hagler, Jr., NC State U.
Glucose Balance in Cattle C. K. Reynolds, The Ohio State University
Fat and Fat-Soluble Vitamin Supplementation for Improving Reproduction of the Dairy Cow C. R. Staples et al., University of Florida

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15th Symposium, January 22-23, 2004

Terra Incognita: Updates on Feeding Nonfiber Carbohydrates to Dairy Cows (Yes, It Does Matter) Mary Beth Hall, University of Florida
Amino Acid Balancing in the Context of Metabolizable and Rumen Undegradable Protein Requirements Charles Schwab, University of New Hampshire
Residual Feed Intake and Feed Efficiency: Differences and Implications Erasmus Okine, University of Alberta
Residual Feed Intake: Animal Performance, Carcass Quality, and Body Composition Erasmus Okine, University of Alberta
Challenges of Meeting Cow Demands for Omega Fatty Acids Thomas Jenkins, Clemson University
Optimizing the Transition Cow Management System on Commercial Dairy Farms Thomas Overton, Cornell University
Recent Insights into Ruminant Immune Function: Effects of Stress and of Immunostimulatory Feed Products Neil Forsberg, Oregon State University
Bargains and Rip-Offs: Assessing the Economic Value of Feedstuffs Using Market Prices Normand St-Pierre, The Ohio State University
Managing Phosphorus, Cattle, and the Land: Results of the Buck Island Project John Arthington, University of Florida

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14th Symposium, January 16-17, 2003

Impact of Vitreousness, Processing, and Chop Length on the Utilization of Corn Silage by Dairy Cows Randy Shaver  
Cow Comfort and New Barns: the Latest in Florida    Dave Bray, Roger Natzke, Ray Buckland    
The Forage Analysis Laboratory – Partner or Antagonist?    Ralph Ward
What You Feed vs. What You Get: Feed Efficiency as An Evaluation Tool Mary Beth Hall  
Hello to Trans-Fatty Acids and Good-Bye to Fatty Liver in Dairy Cattle Lokenga Badinga, Kurt Selberg, Charles Staples  
Copper Antagonists in Cattle Nutrition John Arthington   
Trace Mineral Ingredients: Manufacturing, Quality Concerns, Bioavailability, and Formulation Tim Costigan    
Monitoring Postpartum Health in Dairy Cows Carlos Risco  
Techniques to Reduce Free-Choice Liquid Supplement Consumption in Beef Cattle Paul Davis, William Kunkle, and John Arthington
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13th Symposium, January 10-11, 2002

Overview and Application of the 2001 NRC Energy System William Weiss
Relative Forage Quality: An Alternative to Relative Feed Value And Quality Index John Moore
What are Feeds Worth?: A Critical Evaluation of Nutritive Value Methods Adegbola Adesogan
Developing New Specialty Grains for Ruminants Fred Owens
Feeding Fatty Acids For Fertility Charles Staples
Selenium Availability and Methods of Selenium Supplementation For Grazing Ruminants Lee McDowell
Mineral Supplementation in the Grazing Cow Herd John Arthington
Overview of Mineral Nutrition in Cattle: The Dairy and Beef NRC Jerry Spears
Vitamin Stability in Premixes and Feed Mike Coelho
Working With Sugars and Molasses Mary Beth Hall

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12th Symposium, January 11-12, 2001

Program
Use of Economical Fat Sources in Molasses-Based Supplements Fed to Grazing Beef Cattle in South Florida Findlay Pate
Conjugated Linoleic Acid: More Than an Anticancer Factor Lokenga Badinga
Direct-Fed Microbials For Dairy Cattle Limin Kung
Enzymes For Lactating Dairy Cows: New Theories and Applications Limin Kung
How Should We Formulate For Non-NDF Carbohydrates? Mary Beth Hall
Effect of Using High Molybdenum Biosolids (Sludge) as Fertilizers on Copper Status of Beef Cattle Lee McDowell
Biotin, Hoof Health and Milk Production in Dairy Cows William Seymour
Technologies For Delivering Passive Immunity to Newborn Calves John Arthington
Factors Affecting Calf Livability Danny Simms
Harvesting, Storing and Feeding Forages as Round Bale Silage William Kunkle

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11th Symposium, January 13-14, 2000

Program
Societal and Legislative Challenges for Animal Agriculture R.G. Zimbelman
Unsaturated Fats: the Rumen and Beyond C.R. Staples, S.L. Boken, W.W. Thatcher
Ration Management: Impacts and Consequences on Performance S. Stokes, G. Bethard
Effects of Carbohydrate Source, Feed Additives and Feeding Systems on Response to Supplements for Beef Cattle Fed Forage Based Diets W.E. Kunkle, J.T. Moore, et al.
Planning and Conducting Successful Field Trials to Test Product Effects on Animal Performance H.H. Van Horn, C.J. Wilcox, et al.
Effect of Nitrogen Fertilization and Harvest Date on Forage Quality Factors and Protein Fractions C.R. Johnson, B.A. Reiling, et al.
Defining Mineral Requirements of the Dairy Cow: Why One Size Does Not Fit All J.P. Goff
Optimizing Immune Competence Through Nutrition J.D. Arthington
Physically Effective NDF and Its Use in Formulating Dairy Rations D.R. Mertens
High Starch Rations for Ruminant Production G.B. Huntington
Cotton Seed Hulls: Working With a Novel Fiber Source M.B. Hall, A. Akinydoe

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10th Symposium, January 14-15, 1999

Program
Commercialization of Biotechnology in Agriculture C.A. Baile
Feed Ingredient Factors Influencing Intestinal Amino Acid Supply in Ruminants N. Merchen, F. Orias
Is Methionine First Limiting Amino Acid for Growing Cattle Fed Forages? W.E. Kunkle, D.I. Hopkins
Managing Energy Reserves to Optimize Reproduction R.P. Lemenager, D.D. Buskirk
Options in Managing Manure Phosphorus H.H. Van Horn
Dietary Phosphorus, Phosphorus Excretion, and Environmental Concerns H.R. Conrad
Mycotoxins in Silage: a Silent Loss in Profit A. Gotlieb
Corn Silage for the South: Management and New Technology D.L. Wright
Design, Selection, and Use of TMR Mixers D.W. Kammel
Management Strategies Against Acidosis M.B. Hall

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9th Symposium, January 15-16, 1998

Program
Plant Biotechnology: a Progress Report and a Look Ahead M. Cline
Current Concepts in Feeding Dairy Replacements M.J. Vandehaar
Identifying Ration Components and Their Adequacy when Optimizing Production Performance P. Chandler
Bioavailability of Organic Forms of the Micronutrients C. Ammerman, P.R. Henry, R. Miles
Opportunities to Increase the Contribution of Peptides to Metabolize Protein D.B. Bates
The Problem of Mycotoxins in Feedstuffs B. Harris
Productive and Reproductive Responses of Holstein Cows Fed Whole Cottonseeds and Given Reduced Doses of bST C.R. Staples, H.H. Van Horn, et al.
Nutritional Management of Dairy Cows During the Transition Period J.K. Drackley
Making Nutritional Sense of Nonstructural Carbohydrates M. B. Hall
Supplemental Protein Sources for Grazing Beef Cattle R.C. Cochran, H.H. Koster, et al.
Global Issues Surrounding BSE G.G. Pearl

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8th Symposium, January 16-17, 1997

Maximizing Milk Production or Minimizing Cost Using Byproduct Feedstuffs H.H. Van Horn
Supplemental Organic Chromium for Beef and Dairy Cattle D.N. Mowat
Use of Copper Proteinates and Copper Lysine in Animal Feeding Programs R. Hemken
Update on Bun and Mun as a Guide for Protein Supplementation in Cattle A. Hammond
Balancing Diets for Dairy Cattle During Heat Stress Conditions J. West
Recent Research on Liquid Supplements for Beef Cattle B. Kunkle
A Rancher's Focus on Cost Effective Management C. Quinn
Proposed Mechanisms for Enzymes as Modifiers of Ruminal Fermentation J. Newbold
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7th Symposium, January 11-12, 1996

Program
Management Strategies for Posilac use of Dairy Herds R.J. Collier, B.C Housewright
A Nutritional Perspective on Reproductive Management J. Spain
Effect of Feeding a Ruminant Grade Menhanden Fish Meal on Productive and Reproductive Performance of Lactating Dairy Cows J.M. Burke, C.R. Staples, et. al
Value of Fat in Liquid Feed F. M. Pate
Liquid and Dry Supplements for Grazing Beef Cattle J.E. Moore, J.G.P. Bowman, W.E. Kunkle
Effect of Molasses & Sugar Supplements on Rumen Fermentation and Animal Performance S. M. Emanuele
Animal Protein Byproducts and Byproduct Blends for Dairy Cattle H.H. Van Horn
Amino Acids & Their Application in Formulating Diets for Cattle C.G. Schwab
Improving Disease Resistance with Nutrients that Bolster the Immune System J.W. Spears
Feet and Leg Problems in Dairy Cattle J.K. Shearer
Benefits of Supplemental Vitamin E Including Relationship to Gossypol L.R. McDowell, J. Velasquez-Pereira, et al.

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6th Symposium, January 12-13, 1995

Program
Situation Analysis: First Year of Bovine Somatotropin Availability to the Dairy Producer – An Opinion of One J.W. Lauderdale
What’s New Growth Standards for Dairy Heifers? H.H. Head
Using Different Management Systems for Raising Dairy Heifers J.D. Quigley
Applying New Strategies for Raising Beef Heifers W.E. Kunkle, R.S. Sand, P. Garces-Yepez
Chromium as an Essential Mineral Element for Domestic Animals C.B. Ammerman, P.R. Henry
Immune Responses Affected by Micronutrients C.F. Nockels
Improving Forage Supplementation Programs for Beef Cattle J.E. Moore, W.E. Kunkle
Identifying the Effective Fiber Value of Whiskey Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles in Lactating Dairy Cows Diets C.R. Staples, B.S. Oldick, et al.
Optimizing Carbohydrate Fermentation in the Rumen W.H. Hoover, T.K. Miller
How to Use Good Feed Bunk Management Practices A.B. Johnson
Potassium Requirements for Cow-Calf Operations T.L. Stanton
The Cation-Anion Difference Concept: Where Are We Now? P.W. Joyce

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5th Symposium, January 12-13, 1994

Program
Update on Feed Composition Tables L.L. Berger
Considerations for Using By-Products Feedstuffs in the Southeast J. West
Body Energy Reserves at Puberty in Beef Heifers C.C. Chase, R.B. Simpson, et al.
Feeding Strategies During Hot Weather J.T. Huber
Economic Effects of Whole Cottonseed & Supplemental Tallow on Lactation when Fed with Different Forages H.H. Van Horn, B. Harris, A.L. Adams
The Role of Probiotics in Dairy Cattle Diets B. Harris Jr.
An Update  on Iron and Selenium in Animal Nutrition C.B. Ammerman, P.R. Henry
Identifying Copper Deficiencies Under Field Conditions D.B. Herd
The Role of Copper and Other Mineral Proteinates in Ruminant Diets R.W. Hemken
Protein Levels and Sources in Molasses for Growing Cattle W.E. Kunkle, D.A. Stateler, et al.

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4th Symposium, January 13-14, 1993

Program
Optimizing Ruminal Fermentation to Maximize Amino Acid Availability J. Clark
Selecting Different Feedstuffs to Provide the Undegraded Intake Protein Needs of High Producing Dairy Cows H.H. Van Horn, B. Harris
Manipulating Nonstructural & Structural Carbohydrates in Rations for Dairy Cattle J. Nocek
Protein Intake and Reproductive Performance of Dairy Cows: a Review, a Suggested Mechanism, and Blood and Milk Urea Measurements C.R. Staples, C. Garcia-Bojalil, et al.
Interactions of Nutrition with Reproductive Performance in the Southeast L.M. Rutter
Immune Responses to Proper Nutritional Management N.A. Cole
Utilization of Soybean Hulls in Supplementation Programs for Beef Cattle W. Brown, J. Weigel
Vitamin E and Selenium for Ruminants S.N. Williams, T.M. Frye, et al.
Strategies for Predicting the First Limiting Nutrient for Grazing Cattle T. Klopfenstein
Understanding Gossypol Toxicity Problems in Feeding Cotton by-Products to Ruminant Livestock C.A. Risco
Formulation Strategies for Cation-Anion Difference in Diet of Late Pregnant Cows D.K. Beede

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3rd Symposium, January 23-24, 1992

Program
Potential Use of Escape Protein for Grazing Cattle D. Hutcheson
Use of Blood Urea Nitrogen Concentration to Guide Protein Supplementation in Cattle A. Hammond
The Role of Bypass Protein in Supplying Amino Acids Needs of Lactating Cows H.H. Van Horn, W.J. Powers
Matching Protein and Energy Supplements to Forage Quality J. Moore
Managing Factors that Affect the Production and Utilization of Quality Forages W. Kautz
Microbial Feed Additives for Dairy Cattle B. Perkins
Optimizing Macro Mineral Nutrition: Pre and Post Calving P. Chandler
Reproductive Performance as Affected by Nutrition and Environment J.H. Britt
The Influence of Forage Type on the Production Response of Lactating Dairy Cows Supplement with Different Types of Dietary Fat W.A. Smith, B. Harris Jr.
Laminitis: a Major Cause of Lameness in Florida Dairy Cattle J.K. Shearer, E. Bernal
Nutra-Merge: a Simplified Computerized Ration Formulation Program for Beef and Dairy Cattle D. Cross

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2nd Symposium, January 23-24, 1991

Program
Chelated Trace Minerals in Ruminant Nutrition J. Spears
Feeding  Early Lactation Cows for Maximum Performance M. Allen
Factors Affecting Protein and Solids-not-Fat (SNF) Content of Milk J. Van Horn, K.C. Bachman
Interrelationships of Dietary Sodium, Potassium, and Chlorine and Cation- Anion Differences in Lactation W.K. Sanchez, D.K. Beede
Phosphorus Utilization and Availability it’s Affect on Production and Reproduction D. Whittington
Update on Vitamin E and Selenium Nutrition for Ruminants L. McDowell, S. Williams
Use of Yeast Products in Dairy Cattle J. Wohlt
Feeding Molasses Slurries to Cattle F.M. Pate
Update on the use of NIRS in Establishing Feeding Values for Forages and Concentrates W.F. Brown
Feeding Brood Cows at Differing Ages for Desired Body Composition W.E. Kunkle, R.S. Sand, D.O. Rae,
Effect of Increasing Dietary Fat Content on Production and Fertility of Early Postpartum Cows C.R. Staples, W. Thatcher et al.

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1st Symposium, January 23-24, 1990

Program
Agricultural Adjustments in the 90’s or "If Cows Eat Wild Onions, Will The Milk Taste Bad?" J. B. Rowe
Feeding for Production of Milk Components R.S. Emery
Practical Applications of Potassium in Cation-Anion Balancing of Ruminant Rations D.P. Hutchenon
Bioavailability of Supplemental Trace Minerals as Estimated by Tissue Accumulation C.B. Ammerman, R.D. Miles, P.R. Henry
Using Molasses and Protein Supplements for Grazing Beef Cattle W.E. Kunkle, D.B. Bates
Use of Molasses as a Vehicle for Liquid Supplementation of Nutrients in Total Mixed Dairy Rations A. Lane
Concepts for Maximizing Microbial Protein Synthesis and Bypass Protein Utilization D.B. Bates, S.C. Denham
Dietary Electrolyte Balance and Anionic Diets for Dairy Cows in Late Gestation D.K. Beede, W.K. Sanchez, C. Wang
Comparative Value of Grass Silage and Corn Silage as Forages for cow and Heifer Diet C.R. Staples
Use of Direct-Fed Microbials and Enzymes in Ruminant Rations L. Kung, Jr.
Feeding for Maximum Milk Production and Reproductive Performance B. Harris, Jr.

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