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The NBRUC 2019 Scientific Program promises presentations from leading industry experts and researchers across a range of topics including:

  • agri tech
  • animal welfare and health
  • building human capability for a sustainable industry
  • farming systems
  • genetics
  • nutrition
  • smart farming

Keynote speaker

Raoul Boughton

An Australian national now living in the United States of America, Raoul has a B. App. Sc. in Environmental Resource Management from the University of New England, a PhD in biology from the University of Memphis, and two post-doctoral fellowships on avian disease ecology and population viability. Over the last decade, his expertise on wildlife Eco-physiology has transitioned to include the interaction of wildlife populations with livestock production.

Since 2014, he has been at the University of Florida Range Cattle Research and Education Center. Current research includes understanding causes of calf loss, the wildlife-livestock-environmental interface, and impacts of invasive vertebrate species on the environment and livestock production.