The 2nd China’s National Symposium on Applied Techniques and Industry Economics in Beef Production

Issued on March 5, 2017

Host:

Beef Industry Economics Committee of CSFAFE

     Beef Cattle Research Center, China Agricultural University (CAU)

Canadian Beef Breeds Council (CBBC)

Organizer:

Beijing First Beef Cattle Information & Technology Research Center

Beijing Zhengfang Xingda Science & Development CO., Ltd.

China-France Beef Cattle R & D Center, CAU

Co-Organizer:

Lethbridge R & D Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, the Government of Alberta, Canada

Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada

U.S.-China Agriculture and Food Partnership (AFP)

Sponsor:

Germany Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Jilin Jiyun Agriculture-Livestock Co., Ltd., China

Italian Pilon Raberto (China) Co., Ltd.

Lallemand Animal Nutrition

French Lesaffre Group

French Phode Laboratories

Venue:

Beijing Taishan Hotel (No. 8, Xisanqi Anning Beili Str., Haidian District, Beijing, China, close to Shangdi Information Industry Base)

Date: June 12th-15th, 2017, Monday to Thursday

Theme:

The new technology of nutrition and feeding to improve the profits of beef cattle production

Working Language:

Chinese with English-Chinese simultaneous translation

Invited speakers from:

China, Canada, USA, Australia, France, Italy, Japan, and some International Organizations such as WWF as well

Registration on-site (in the morning of June 12, Monday)

Major activities:

1) Plenary presentations (6 sessions)

2) Releasing Ceremony for Chinese version of the NRC Beef Cattle Nutrient Requirement 8th Revised Edition

3) The Forum of Beef Cattle Enterprisers

4) Special Event: Beef Experience on the Tip of the Tongue

5) Industry Specific Topic Seminar (STS)

STS 1. The prevention and control of shipping fever occurring in beef cattle

STS 2. Improved market values by increasing the quality of beef products

STS 3. The grain processing directly used in beef cattle farms

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Session 1 The Chinese beef production situation and the governmental policy interpretation

1. The current situation of Chinese beef cattle production and future development trend. Chinese speaker from Administration of Ministry of Agriculture, China

Session 2 An analysis for profitable models in different beef production systems

2. The cow-calf system in North America and its economic analysis. Dr. John McKinnon, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

3. Feedlot production systems, what China can learn from Canada, USA and Mexico. Dr. Luis Burciaga, Feedlot Health Management Service, Canada

4. Dairy beef production systems and economics, from birth to slaughter. Dr. Luis Burciaga, Feedlot Health Management Service, Canada

Session 3 The interpretation of Chinese version of the 8th Revised Edition of NRC for Nutrient Requirement of Beef Cattle (NRBC)

5. Significant nutritional developments in the 8th Edition of NRC for Nutrient Requirement of Beef Cattle (NRBC) and use for reference by Chinese beef cattle nutrition. Dr. Qingxiang Meng, China Agricultural University, China

6. The 8th Revised Edition of NRBC: a new development in energy and growth. Dr. Clint Krehbiel, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA

7. The 8th Revised Edition of NRBC: New approaches for protein, carbohydrates, and environment. Dr. Karen A. Beauchemin, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

8. Development and evaluation of the mathematical model for nutrient requirements of beef cattle in the 8th Revised Edition of NRBC. Dr. Luis O. Tedeschi, Texas A & M University, USA

Session 4 The module function and application of the remote bunk monitoring system for recording individual feed intake of beef cattle

9. Use of remote bunk monitoring to record beef cattle growth performance parameters. Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

10. Using data systems and large scale research to guide effective decision making

Dr. Ryan Rademacher, Feedlot Health Management Service, Canada

Session 5 The nutritional disorder control and welfare issues in beef cattle

11. Nutritional disorder control in feedlot finishing period of beef cattle. Dr. Wenzhu Yang, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

12. Welfare practice for beef cattle feeding. Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

13. New types of feed additives effectively improve cattle growth performance and beef quality. Dr. Echbert Greeff, Phode Laboratories, France

Session 6. The application of whole-plant corn silage in beef cattle feeding

14. Improvement of corn silage fermentation traits and nutritive values by the management. Dr. Limin Kung, Jr., University of Delaware, USA

15. How to produce high quality corn silage in short growing season. Dr. Karen Beauchemin, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Session 7 A sustainable beef production: a basic aspect and future prospect

16. Manipulation of rumen microbiome towards improved rumen function and host productivity. Dr. Zhongtang Yu, Ohio State University, USA

17. Mining omics data to understand the rumen function and its role in beef cattle feed efficiency. Dr. Leluo Guan, University of Alberta, Canada

18. The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) takes efforts to make more sustainable, efficient and safe beef production. Dr. Ruaraidh Petre, The GRSB

FORUM FOR THE BEEF CATTLE ENTERPRISERS

            The chief operating managers of large beef cattle operations will be invited to give their view points sharing with participants in the beef cattle industry, and to answer the public's concern for the development of beef cattle industry.

            Time: 17:20-18:00, 13th June, 2017

THE RELEASE CEREMONY FOR CHINESE VERSION OF THE 8TH REVISED EDITION OF NRC FOR NUTRIENT REQUIREMENT OF BEEF CATTLE (NRBC)

Time: 20:00-21:00 pm, 12th June, 2017

1) Brief introduction to the translation process of the book

2) Donation of new books to some large scale cattle operations

            3) Address of the head of Beijing Bookdeal Culture Co., Ltd.

            4) Closure

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC TOPIC SEMINAR (STS) PROGRAMS

STS 1. Improved market values by increasing the quality of beef products (supported by Jilin Jiyun Agriculture-Livestock Co., Ltd.)

Organizer:     China-France Beef R & D Center, CAU

                                    French Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)

                                    University of Murdoch, Australia

Sponsor:         Jilin Jiyun Agriculture-Livestock Co., Ltd., China

Time: 14:00-17:00 pm, 12th June

1.         The MSA sensory evaluation of beef quality to improve market values. Dr. David Pethick, Murdoch University, Australia

2. How to improve market values of beef products: Canadian experience. Dr. Heather Bruce, University of Alberta, Canada

3.         The development and utilization practice of European beef eating quality model. Dr. Jean-François Hocquette, INRA, France

4. Beef production from the U.S. dairy herd – quantity, quality and economics. Dr. Daniel M. Schaefer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

5. New trends in beef carcass grading by X-ray scanning and carcass feedback across the value chain. Dr. Graham Gardner, Murdoch University, Australia

  STS 2. The grain processing directly used in beef cattle farms (supported by Italian Pilon Raberto (China) Co., Ltd.)

Time: 19:30-21:30 pm, 13th June

1. A farm-based steam-flaking system used for improving beef cattle performance and beef quality. Italian expert invited by Italian Pilon Raberto (China) Co., Ltd.

2. A simple and cheap way for processing cereal grains: high-moisture ensilage of corn, sorghum and barley. Dr. Wenzhu Yang, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

  STS 3. The prevention and control of shipping fever occurring in beef cattle (supported by Germany Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health)

Time: 19:30-21:30 pm, 13th June

1. Bovine respiratory disease prevention and control. Dr. Ryan Rademacher, Feedlot Health Management Service, Canada

2. An alternatives for reduction of shipping fever in beef cattle. An expert invited by Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

SPECIAL EVENT: BEEF EXPERIENCE ON THE TIP OF THE TONGUE

Organizer:     China-France Beef Cattle R & D Center, CAU

Canadian Beef Breeds Council (CBBC)

University of Murdoch, Australia

Time: In the evening (17:00-18:00) of June 12, 2017, Monday

Activities:

(1) MSA sensory test for different beef cuts (from Canada, Australia and China).

(2) Tasting grilled beef and roasted beef strings using Silex griller etc.

(3) Cattle culture, prizes Quiz and gift-giving

 

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