Saturday, July 14, 2018
Virginia Tech University, Alphin Stuart Livestock Arena, Blacksburg, VA

No Registration Fee: Pre-Registration required for planning. Please RSVP to the National Center for Beef Excellence –

Host Hotel Information: Microtel Inn & Suites, 135 Ponderosa Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073
Call: (540) 381-0500 Ask for the AICA Charolais Block. Block closes July 1.

Segment 1— Finding added value for Charolais-influenced feeder cattle in the Southeastern U.S.
Austin Paul, Eugene Barber & Sons, Lexington, KY

Segment 2—
Opportunities in value-based feeder cattle marketing & beef industry trends
Brian Bertelsen, Vice President Field Operations, U. S. Premium Beef, Dodge City, KS

Segment 3—
Bull Buying Selection Guide for Cow/Calf Operations
Dr. Bain Wilson, Virginia Tech Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences

Segment 4—
The importance of individual performance data in a genomic world
Dr. Sally Northcutt, AICA Breed Improvement Consultant, St. Joseph, MO

Segment 5—
How to collect and input performance data for Whole Herd Reporting
Maggie Smithee, AICA Assistant Recording Secretary, Kansas City, MO

Segment 6—
Judging Contest
VTU & AICA Staff

For Additional Information & RSVP–
The National Center for Beef Excellence
Brett Spader • (785) 633-5512
RSVP requested by July 1

Floyd Wampler • AICA Southeast Representative
(423) 612-2144 •