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Managing internal parasites: Webinar March 28

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Update: Missed the webinar? Find the recording and check for future webinars on our Webinars page: http://www.beefresearch.ca/resources/webinars.cfm


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Internal parasites are a serious cost to the Canadian beef industry. In this webinar, Dr. Gilleard will discuss current issues in parasite management including how to achieve sustainable control as parasites become more resistant to available treatments.

When

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Tuesday March 28,  7:00 pm MT

  • 6:00pm in BC
  • 7:00pm in AB and SK
  • 8:00pm in MB
  • 9:00pm in ON and QC
  • 10:00pm in NS, NB and PEI 

Interested but aren’t available that evening?
Register anyway! This webinar will be recorded and posted online at a later date. All registrants will receive a link to the recording and additional learning resources. By attending the live event, you’ll have the opportunity to interact and ask questions too.

Find and register for more BCRC webinars here, including:

  • Bovine TB: understanding the disease and how it is managed in Canada – March 2, 2017
  • Managing native forages – April 6, 2017

Watching on a tablet or mobile device?
If you plan to join the webinar using your tablet or mobile device, you will need to download the appropriate receiver. We recommend that you join the webinar 15 minutes early as you will be prompted to download the receiver once you log in, which may take several minutes to complete. To download the receiver ahead of time, visit: http://www.citrix.com/go/receiver.html

Duration
Approximately 1 hour.

Cost
BCRC webinars are available and free of charge thanks to guest speakers who volunteer their time and expertise to support advancements in the Canadian beef industry, and through the Knowledge Dissemination and Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.

Speakers

Melinda German-
General Manager, Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency


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As the General Manager of the Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency, Melinda’s focus is to ensure the transparent utilization of producer check-off and import levy dollars to continue to build and strengthen the beef industry across Canada.

Melinda has been working professionally in agriculture for over 20 years and her primary focus has been on the beef industry, working directly with and for producers to continue to advance the industry.

John Gilleard – Professor of Parasitology and Associate Dean, Research at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


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Dr. Gilleard obtained his BVSc (UK equivalent of DVM) from the University of Liverpool, UK and his PhD from the University of Glasgow, UK.  He moved to UCVM from his position as Professor of Molecular and Veterinary Parasitology at the University of Glasgow in 2008. His research program primarily uses molecular and genomic approaches to improve the diagnosis and management of drug resistant parasites in livestock and humans. He has a particular interest in translating basic research into applied outcomes. Dr. Gilleard has published over 70 peer reviewed research papers, predominantly in high ranking journals, and has secured over $8M of research funding in the UK and Canada.  For further information see http://www.ucalgary.ca/jsgilleard/ or follow on Twitter @JohnGilleard for updates in parasitology research and parasite control.

What is a webinar?
Webinars are just like attending a workshop or conference, but from the comfort of your own home or office. We bring the presentation right to you. They’re easy to join and participate in. A reliable, high-speed internet connection is required.

All you need to do is register beforehand, and about 5-10 minutes before the webinar is scheduled to begin, click the link you were provided when you registered. Then turn up your computer speakers or call the phone number provided. That’s it! Sit back and enjoy. As a participant, you can anonymously answer polls and surveys, and will have the opportunity to ask questions near the end of the webinar.

You can find more beef research-related webinars hosted by other organizations on our events calendar.

Don’t have high-speed internet? 
Consider calling a neighbor that does and watch the webinar together, or call your regional ag office to ask whether arranging a group viewing is possible.

Visit our Webinars page to find other upcoming BCRC webinars and the recordings of our past sessions.


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