Preparing Cattlemen for Changing Antibiotic Use Regulations

June 23, 2015 | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM MDT

Join the NCBA webinar to hear the latest update on antibiotic use regulations in the cattle industry and how farmers, ranchers and feeders can plan to adjust management systems to achieve compliance. Featured speakers include: Dr. Mike Apley, Professor of Production Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology, Kansas State University; and a representative from the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Mike Apley

Dr. Apley is a veterinarian with a PhD in physiology (pharmacology).  He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology.  His practice background includes 2 years in general practice in central Kansas and 4 years in a feedlot consulting/contract research practice based in Greeley, Colorado.  Dr. Apley was on the faculty at Iowa State University for 9 years through 2005.  He is currently a professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Kansas State University.  Dr. Apley works with veterinarians and producers throughout the United States concerning the use of drugs in food animals and also in the area of beef cattle health with an emphasis on feedlots.

Dr. Apley teaches in the beef production medicine, large animal medicine, and pharmacology courses.  His research interests include infectious disease, antibiotic efficacy and resistance, drug residues, and applications of drugs in food animals.  Dr. Apley is a past president of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants and the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology.



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