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Project Title: Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, 8th edition

PIN: DELS-BANR-13-02         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources

Schoen, Robin

Subject/Focus Area:

Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, 8th edition
September 29, 2014 - September 30, 2014
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Jenna Briscoe
Phone: 202-334-2068
Fax: 202-334-1987


1:15 p.m. Welcome, Introductions, Process for Open Session
Rich Erdman
1:25 p.m. NRSP-9 (National Animal Nutrition Program)
Suggestion for Model Platform

Committee member Mark Hanigan

1:40 p.m. Comments from Sponsors (10-15 minutes each)

Juan Tricarico, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
Izuru Shinzato, Ajinomoto Heartland, Inc.
Mike Socha and Jeff Defrain, Zinpro, Inc.
Mercedes Vasquez-Anon, Novus International
Clay Zimmerman and Paul Keppy, IFEEDER
John Newbold, Cargill
Patrick French, Evonik
Sarah Schuling, Hubbard Feeds

Additional comments from sponsors and public

4:00 p.m. Adjourn Open Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Rich Erdman
Bill Weiss
Vice Chair
Michael Allen
Louis Armentano
Jeff Firkins
Mary Beth Hall
Mark Hanigan
Ermias Kreabab
Paul Kononoff
Helene Lapierre
Jose Eduardo Santos
Michael Van Amburgh (by phone)
Michael VandeHaar

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Bias, conflict of interest, committee composition
NRC study policies and procedures
Statement of Task for the Study
Topics to include in the new update
Potential Report Outline
Writing Assignments
Study Schedule

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
NRC internal documents
iFEEDER comments on update
American Dairy Science Associaton-collected suggestions for update

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: October 6, 2014