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Catch the Live Web Broadcast of the National Angus Conference

The 2001 National Angus Conference and Tour is currently taking place in North Platte, Neb. Producers unable to attend the conference can listen to a live broadcast of speakers on the World Wide Web Wednesday, Oct. 3. The broadcast is being sponsored by Sydenstricker Genetics, Mexico, Mo., and R&R Cattle Company, Keithville, La. The broadcast can be accessed at www.angusjournal.com/nationalconference.

Pictures of the tour, which started Monday, Oct. 1 and wraps up today are also available on the Web site.

On Wednesday, a collection of speakers is scheduled to discuss current topics ranging from the basics of production to emerging new technologies in the beef industry. Dr. Bill Mies, Future Beef Operations and formerly of Texas A&M University, will deliver the keynote address.

In addition to Dr. Bill Mies, attendees will also hear from Dr. Bill Beal, Virginia Tech, on the basics of reproduction and Dr. Twig Marston, Kansas State University, on producing pounds, product and pregnancy.

The remainder of the morning program will begin with Dr. Dan Moser, Kansas State Univeristy, on the role of DNA in genetic improvement programs and continue with Bill Bowman, director of commercial relations for the American Angus Association, on meeting the technology needs of the commercial industry. James Henderson, B3R Meats, will conclude the morning program with a presentation on information flow and its importance to the beef business.

The final part of the program will start with Dr. Doyle Wilson, Iowa State University, discussing the tools for designing a better end product. Tim Schiefelbein, ConAgra Beef, will share insight on what the grids tell us and John Landry, SYSCO Inc., will talk about taking beef to the consumer.

A complete schedule of events, profiles of conference speakers and tour stops can be found at www.angusjournal.com/nationalconference.

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