Registration is now open. Full Registration is $300 and includes: access to all meetings, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, lunch on Thursday and Thursday night’s dinner at Morton’s The Steakhouse. Additional Thursday night dinner tickets are available for $100 per guest.
Rooms are available at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, located at 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, under the California Cattlemen’s Association room block. Rates are $249 for a standard room and reservations must be made by July 27, 2021 at 4pm.
Reservations can be made by calling 1-619-234-1500 or by clicking the button below.
AGENDA & SCHEDULE*
*Agenda and schedule is subject to change.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2021
6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at Puesto @ The Headquarters
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021
6:30 a.m. Registration Opens
6:30 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome & Introductions | CCA Feeder Council Chair
7:45 a.m. Beef Industry Overview and Outlook | Duane Lenz, Manager of Operations and Analyst Services, Cattle-Fax
8:30 a.m. Price Discovery | Dr. Derrell Peel, Charles Breedlove Professorship of Agribusiness in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University
9:30 a.m. E.coli Study | Robert Atwill, DVM, MPVM, Director of Vet Med Extension and the Western Institute of Food Safety and Security, University of California Davis
10:00 a.m. 15 minute break
10:15 a.m. Genetic Traits and Performance of Dairy Beef | Troy Marshall, Director of Commercial Industry Relations, American Angus Association
10:45 a.m. Carcass Differences between Holstein vs. Angus vs. Dairy/Angus | Brad Johnson, Ph.D, Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat and Muscle, Texas Tech University
11:15 a.m. Beef on Dairy Economics | Don Close, SVP, Food and Ag Research, Animal Protein, Rabo AgriFinance
11:45 a.m. Beef on Dairy Panel Discussion
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Methane/Seaweed Study | Ermias Kebreab, Associate Dean for Global Engagement, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Director, World Food Center Professor and Sesnon Endowed Chair
1:45 p.m. Alternative Meats | Brad Johnson, Ph.D, Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat and Muscle, Texas Tech University
2:15 p.m. California Cattle Council Update | Dave Daley, President, California Cattle Council
2:30 p.m. Assessing the Role of Cattle in a Sustainable Food System | Donald Layman, Ph.D., Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Illinois
3:15 p.m. 15 minute break
3:30 p.m. Mexican Cattle Industry | Dr. Juan D Garza
4:15 p.m. Sustainability | Sara Place, Ph.D, Technical Consultant in Sustainability, Elanco
4:45 p.m. International Economics | Don Close, SVP, Food and Ag Research, Animal Protein, Rabo AgriFinance
5:15 p.m. NCBA Update | Collin Woodall, Chief Executive Officer, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
5:45 p.m. Closing Comments
6:15 p.m. Dinner
FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Securing the Future of Beef: Responding to Activist Threats | Hannah Thompson-Weeman, Vice President, Strategic Engagement, Animal Agriculture Alliance
9:00 a.m. Beef in the digital age: videos, podcasts and more! | Whitney Bond, Food Blogger
9:30 a.m. New Implant Rules | Brad Johnson, Ph.D, Gordon W. Davis Regent’s Chair in Meat and Muscle, Texas Tech University
10:00 a.m. Arizona Cattle Feeders Meeting
10:00 a.m. California Feeder Council Meeting
Details coming soon.