February 9, 2024 

Conference Theme

Biting into Vector-Borne Cattle Diseases: Anaplasmosis and Leukosis
8 hours of CE Credit
Via Zoom only


8:00 am  – 12:00 pm Anaplasmosis – Biology, Management, and Current status

  • Hans Coetzee, BVSc, PhD, Professor, Kansas State University – Disease basics: biology of treatment and management
  • Kathryn Reif, PhD, Assistant Professor, Kansas State University – Insect and vector biology
  • Gregg Hanzlicek, DVM, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Kansas State University – Disease distribution, diagnostics, and on-farm management
  • SDSU ADRDL – Diagnostic Laboratory Findings

1:00 pm –  5:00 pm Bovine Leukosis in Beef and Dairy herds

  • Tasia Kendrick, PhD, Associate Professor, Michigan State University – Disease basics
  • Madison Solacz, PhD student, Michigan State University – Research experience with leukosis management in large dairies
  • Frank van der Meer, DVM, PhD, University of Calgary – Approaching the disease in dairy populations
  • Shaun Huser, DVM, Kansas State University – Leukosis management in beef herds