The way you purchase antibiotics is changing. Webinar November 14
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As of December 1st, you will need a prescription to purchase virtually any antibiotic on your farm. How will that effect your operation? Join us to learn what the regulations mean when it comes to working with your veterinarian and purchasing medicated feed, and the facts about antibiotic use and resistance in Canadian beef cattle.
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Wednesday, November 14 at 7:00 pm MT
- 6:00pm in BC
- 7:00pm in AB
- 8:00pm in SK and MB
- 9:00pm in ON and QC
- 10:00pm in NS, NB and PEI
Interested but aren’t available that evening?
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 broadcast, you’ll have the opportunity to interact and ask questions too.
Approximately 1 hour.
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 Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.
Melissa Dumont – Executive Director of the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC)
In this role, Melissa oversees all activities of the Association and continues to lead some technical files including those related to antimicrobial use and resistance. Prior to being Executive Director of the Association, Melissa held the position of Director of Technical Services for over 6 years, responsible for the management of ANAC’s HACCP-based FeedAssure program as well as leading the association’s technical and scientific activities dealing with government policy and the regulation of feed industry activities and practices.
Prior to joining ANAC, Melissa held the position of Project Manager for the Canadian Farm Business Management Council, where she interacted with a range of stakeholders from various agriculture value chain sectors, both nationally and internationally. Previously, she had worked in feed manufacturing, as well as the grains and oilseed industry.
Melissa Dumont is a graduate of McGill University with a degree in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and holds the professional designation agronome from l’Ordre des agronomes du Québec.
Dr. Cody Creelman, DVM
Dr. Creelman received his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with distinction in 2006 from the University of Alberta and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Cody grew up near Beaverlodge, Alberta on a commercial cow/calf operation and raised purebred Simmental cattle. Dr. Creelman joined Veterinary Agri-Health Services in May 2011 as an associate veterinarian and now, as of 2013, is a managing partner. His professional interests include pathology, large animal surgery, cow/calf and feedlot production medicine. Since becoming a veterinarian Dr. Creelman has discovered a new passion, revolving around the use of mobile technology in the field. This includes consulting on veterinary application design projects as well as leveraging various social media platforms to market veterinary services.
Reynold Bergen, Ph.D. – Beef Cattle Research Council Science Director
Dr. Bergen provides scientific and industry expertise to the BCRC, Beef Science Cluster and Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). He works with industry to identify research priorities, reviews research proposals and scientific reports, and engages with industry and research experts on an ongoing basis. To ensure producers have access to current research information, he develops factsheets for projects funded through the BCRC, and writes articles that are available through the CCA, provincial beef organizations, various ag media outlets and BeefResearch.ca. Reynold also works to gather and provide relevant research-based information for industry, public and government communications on specific issues.
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.
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