Topic outline

  • 04/06/2018

    8:00 – 8:30

     Welcome to the Course  - Prof. Dr. Raul Franzolin Neto (Coordinator)

    8:30 – 09:45

    Zebu, European, and crossbreed cattle and genetic improvement and management (Prof. Dr. José Bento Sterman Ferraz - FZEA/USP)


    09:45 – 10:15

    Coffee break 

    10:15 – 11:15

    Overview of the extensive and intensive beef cattle production systems in Brazil (Prof.Dr. Rodrigo Silva Goulart - FZEA/USP)

    11:15 – 12:15 

    Overview of beef cattle production in the United States

    (Prof. Dr. Luis Orlindo Tedeschi - TAMU)


    12:15 – 14:00

    Lanch

    14:00 – 18:00

    Visit beef cattle grazing and feedlot production facilities at USP Pirassununga (Prof. Dr. Saulo da Luz e Silva)

  • 05/06/2018

      6:30 - 18:00 

      

    Visit to feedlot of Zebu and European cattle from Estiva Bioenergia in Novo Horizonte - SP

    • 06/06/2018

      8:30 - 09:30

      Nutrition and feeding of calves and heifers and system management

      (Dr Marcia Saladini - APTA - Ribeirão Preto)


      09:30 - 10h00

      Coffee break

      10:00 - 11:00

      Overview of the dairy cattle production and breeds in Brazil

      (Msc Davi Brito de Araujo - Cargill)

      11:00 - 12:00

      Aspects of nutrition on large ruminants - (Dr Luis Orlindo Tedeschi)

      12:00 – 14:00

      Lunch

       14:00 - 18:00

      Visit dairy cattle  facilities and dairy processing unit at USP Pirassununga

      ( Prof.Dr. Arlindo Saran Netto)

    • 07/06/2018

      7:45 – 18:00

      Visit to dairy cattle farms in Sao Paulo State ( EMBRAPA - São Carlos and Agrindus - Descavaldo-SP)

    • 08/06/2018

      8:00 – 9:15

      Types, species, and origin of buffalos; Overview of water buffalo production in India,  Italy, and Brazil (Prof. Dr. Raul Franzolin Neto - FZEA/USP)

      9:15 – 9:30

      Coffee break

      9:30 – 11:00

      Water buffalo breeds, meat, milk, and work production; management and dairy  products (Prof. Dr. Raul Franzolin Neto - SP)

      11:00 – 12:30

      Lunch

      13:00 – 18:00

       Visit to  organic water buffalo production and dairy products from Gondwana in Brodowski - SP

      • 11/06/2018

        8:00 – 12:00

        Final Evaluation (student´s presentation)

        12:00 – 14:00

        Lunch

        14:00 – 18:00

        Final Evaluation (student´s presentation) 


        Closing

        Seminar presentations (Brazilian students):

        1.    Situation and perspectives of meat production in Brazil and USA on the world market 

        2.    Situation and perspectives of milk production in Brazil and USA on the world market

        3.    Situation and perspectives of buffalo production in Brazil and USA 

        4.    Perspectives for production of healthy meat and milk for human consumption

        5.    Situation and perspectives of greenhouse gas emissions from large ruminants

        • 12/06/2018 (Optional)

          8:00 – 12:00

          Visit to Alcohol Industry Unit or Free day