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ILE at the National Western Stock Show

January 11, 2010

On Tuesday January 19, 3:00 p.m., Jessica Davis, ILE’s Director and a professor in the Department of Soil & Crop Sciences at Colorado State University, will give a presentation on ILE’s current research efforts at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, CO.

Davis’ presentation is part of a series of talks by CSU professors, part of an effort to increase CSU’s presence at this annual event. In addition to presentations, CSU will be hosting a booth on the third floor of the Hall of Education and will assist with the Ag Adventure at Children’s Ranchland exhibit, located adjacent to the CSU booth.

Other CSU speakers at the NWSS include:

Tuesday, January 12th, 3:00 p.m.:  Nolan Doesken, State Climatologist – “Weather Trends and Stock Show Weather”

Saturday, January 16th (CSU Day at the Stock Show):

9:30 a.m.:  Rusty Collins, Jefferson County Extension Director, is hosting a program titled “Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Seminar” presented by CSU Extension, featuring as keynote speaker Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture, John Stulp. This will include an introduction about Extension, Extension history, and how Extension has evolved to include energy efficiency and renewable energy in its programming. Then there will also be two speakers on efficiency and solar.

1:00 p.m.: Dean Hendrickson, Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at CSU – “Equine Wound Care”

2:00 p.m.:   Sherry Stewart, Assistant to the Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at CSU – “So You Want to be a Veterinarian…”

3:00 p.m.:  Laurie Goodrich, Assistant Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at CSU, specializing in equine lameness and surgery – “Successfully Treating Equine Orthopedic Injuries with Stem Cells”

Monday, January 18th:

10:00 a.m.:  Neil Grigg, Professor of Civil Engineering at CSU – “Colorado Water – Cities and Farms Can Live Together”.

3:00 p.m.:  Laura Bauer, Assistant Director of the Nutrition Center at CSU – “The Wild West Diet for Today, While Eating What you Like”

All speakers will present at the Beef Palace Auction Arena, located in the lower level of the Hall of Education at the NWSS complex, Denver, CO.

Site Map: http://www.nationalwestern.com/ilibs/pdf/groundsmap.pdf

Parking Map: http://www.nationalwestern.com/ilibs/pdf/areamap.pdf

More information about the entire event: www.nationalwestern.com

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