Maritime Beef Conference


2016 Maritime Beef Council Annual Conference Agenda
Healthy Cattle, Healthy Grass, Healthy Profit
Four Points Sheraton
Moncton, New Brunswick
March 18-19, 2016

March 18, 2016 Maritime Young Beef Farmer Reception
5:00PM-6:30PM New entrant opportunities in the Maritime beef sector
March 18, 2016 Maritime Beef Conference Day-1
7:00PM-7:15PM Welcome – Chair – Nathan Phinney
7:15PM-7:30PM Greetings from the Minister – Minister Doucet
7:30PM-7:40PM Greetings from Host Sponsor – TBA
7:40PM-8:10PM Canada’s National Beef Strategy – Canadian Cattlemen’s Association
8:10PM-8:30PM AAFC – Overview of Regional Research Beef Research – John Duynisveld
8:30PM-8:50PM Beef Producer of the Year – Nathan Phinney
8:50PM-9:20PM Beef Herd Health Planning and Execution – Dr. Les Byers – Zoetis

March 19, 2016 Maritime Beef Conference Day-2
8:30AM-9:00AM An Evolving Maritime Beef Complex by the Numbers – Alan Miller
9:00AM-9:15AM Regional Value Chain Development Update – Russ Mallard
9:15AM-9:30AM Verified Beef Production – Amanda Martin
9:30AM-10:00AM Managing the Beef Farm Business – (Host Sponsor)
10:00AM-10:30AM Nutrition Break
10:30AM-11:00AM Manitoba Forage Initiative – Glenn Friesen
11:00AM-11:30AM Regional Forage Initiatives, Impacts on your Bottom Line
Cape John Pasture – Jonathan Wort – Perennia
11:30AM-12:00AM Research and the National Beef Strategy, BCRC Research Update – Dr. Reynold Bergen
12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch – Canadian Beef Advocacy Program – Jolene Noble
1:00PM-1:20PM Beef Herd Health Planning and Execution – Dr. Dan Shock – Zoetis
1:20PM-1:40PM Cattleman’s Young Leaders, Young Cattlemen’s Council Program – Jolene Noble, Daniel Muir
1:40PM-2:30PM New Entrant Opportunities Panel – TBD
2:30PM-3:00PM Report on MBC Strategic Planning and Closing Remarks – Facilitator, Nathan Phinney