Program

58th Annual Livestock Insect Workers’ Conference

22-25 June 2014

Bahia Resort Hotel – Mission Bay

San Diego, California

 

Abstracts for LIWC 2014 oral and poster presentations will be accepted through May 30th.  Download the Presentation Abstract Form, complete the required sections, and submit your abstract to Alec Gerry at:  alec.gerry@ucr.edu  with the following text in the email subject line "LIWC abstract submission".  Abstracts may include figures, tables, and data if desired but should not exceed 3 pages.  All abstracts will be included in the meeting program for dissemination to meeting participants only.  Students that have already provided an abstract with a student travel grant application DO NOT need to resubmit their abstract.

   

Sunday, June 22nd


12:00-17:00

 

Registratio(La Jolla Room)

13:30-13:45

 

Welcome  (Bay Room E)

13:45-17:30

 

Jack Campbell Memorial Symposium

13:45-14:30

1

Project RODEO:  The Great Arizona Tick Roundup; Wendell L. Davis, Joe A. Hostetler, Douglas A. Spilker and Douglas H. Ross

14:30-15:15

2

Organic dairy production: fly control challenges and needs in a pesticide limited system; Betsy Karle

15:15-16:00

3

California’s Dynamic Poultry Industry Faces Pest Control Challenges; Bill Mattos

16:00-16:45

4

Epidemiology and transmission of epizootic hemorrhagic disease: our current understanding; Mark G. Ruder

16:45-17:30

5

John “Jack” Campbell’s Contribution to Livestock Entomology; David J. Boxler and Nancy C. Hinkle

18:30-20:30

 

Beach Reception (on the Bayside Beach)

 

Monday, June 23rd


07:00-08:30

 

Morning Coffee (Bay Room E)

08:30-10:00

 

Dairy Cattle Session

08:30-08:45

6

The Cow•Vac:  A new tool for filth fly management on commercial dairies in Florida; Phillip E. Kaufman

08:45-09:00

7

Fresh steam-flaked corn is a hotspot for contamination and exchange of Escherichia coli among house flies; Ludek Zurek and Anuradha Ghosh

09:00-09:15

8

Effects of different methods of condensed tannin application on house and stable fly development; Billie Shine

09:15-09:30

9

Field assessment of honeydew odors for attraction of house flies; Kim Hung and Alec Gerry

09:30-09:45

10

Vertical Airspace Partitioning of Dispersing House Flies (Diptera: Muscidae); Levi Zahn and Alec Gerry

09:45-10:00

11

Field study of the effects of condensed tannins on house and stable fly development in a confined dairy operation; Samantha Hays

10:00-10:30

 

Mid-Morning Break

10:30-12:00

 

Beef Cattle Session

10:30-10:45

12

Behavioral responses of cattle under naturally-occurring seasonal populations of horn flies (Diptera: Muscidae) under rangeland conditions; B. G. Smythe, M. E. Wise, and J. B. Pitzer

10:45-11:00

13

Northern Flies at Southern Latitudes: Investigations of the Range and Diapause of Face Fly, Musca autumnalis;  Fallon Fowler, Jan Chirico , Broc Sandelin, and Bradley Mullens

11:00-11:15

14

Development of CattleTracker: a remote sensing platform for cattle; Melina Florez-Cuadros, Kristina Friesen, Gary Brewer, Can Vuran, Ty Schmidt, and David Taylor

11:15-11:30

15

Efficacy of commonly used pesticides for horn fly control on beef cattle; Sonja L. Swiger

11:30-11:45

16

Insecticide Ear Tags; Maxcy P. Nolan, Jr.

11:45-12:00

17

Molecular characterization of horn flies (Haematobia irritans) resistance to pyrethroids, organophosphates and phenylpyrazoles insecticides; Thais Aguiar de Albuquerque, Eleonor Adega Castro-Janer, Margareth de Lara Capurro Guimarães

12:00-14:00

 

Lunch (on your own)

14:00-14:30

 

Beef Cattle Session (continued)

14:00-14:15

18

Efficacy of Bayer Suspend PolyZone Against Stable Flies and House Flies When Applied to Trigger Royal Cloth; J. A. Hogsette

14:15-14:30

19

EfficacyStudies of C8910, a Fatty acid Based Insect /Arthropod Repellent and Biopesticide; William G. Reifenrath

14:30-15:15

 

Culicoides Session

14:30-14:45

20

On-host sampling versus CO2 suction traps and the implications to Culicoides spp. associated with White-tailed deer farms in Oklahoma; Justin Talley, Tyler Ward, Bob Pfannenstiel, and Lee Cohnstaedt

14:45-15:00

21

Monitoring and management of Culicoides spp. in white‐tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmermann) production facilities; Cassie A. Schoenthal, Donald S. Davis, and Roger E. Gold

15:00-15:15

22

Insights into the humoral immune response of Culicoides sonorensis midges; Dana Nayduch

15:15-15:45

 

Afternoon Break

15:45-16:15

 

Culicoides Session (continued)

15:45-16:00

23

Into the maw: An exploration of the mouthparts of Culicoides sonorensis larvae; Lucy A. Gagnon and Bradley A. Mullens

16:00-16:15

24

Location, Location, Location: Optimizing Surveillance Efforts for Culicoides sonorensis and Bluetongue Virus Through Trap Placement and Attractant Choices; Emily McDermott, Christie Mayo, Alec Gerry, Brad Mullens

 

 

 

Tuesday, June 24th


07:00-08:30

 

Morning Coffee (Bay Room E)

08:30-09:15

 

Industry Session

09:15-10:00

 

Poultry Session

09:15-09:30

25

On-Animal Diatomaceous Earth Treatments for Northern Fowl Mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum) Suppression; Nancy C. Hinkle, Brent Phelan, Annie Rich and Jessica Rook

09:30-09:45

26

Quantifying the Physiological Cost of Parasitism by the Northern Fowl Mite on Egg-laying Hens; Amy C. Murillo, Mark A. Chappell, Jeb P. Owen, Bradley A. Mullens

09:45-10:00

27

Evaluation of the efficacy of ESD-07 for the control of naturally occurring infestations of house flies (Musca domestica); Sonja L. Swiger

10:00-10:30

 

Mid-Morning Break

10:30-12:00

 

Wildlife Session

10:30-10:45

28

Spatiotemporal variation and control of Otobius megnini (Acari:Argasidae) at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, Texas; Jacqueline L. Glass, Thomas W. Schwertner, David H. Kattes, and Barry D. Lambert

10:45-11:00

29

Habitat, Host, and Pathogen Associations of the Gulf Coast Tick in Western Tennessee; Sarah Mays

11:00-11:15

30

Laboratory colonization and life history characteristics of the canyon fly (Fannia conspicua); Alec C. Gerry, Diane Zhang, and David Theuret

11:15-11:30

31

Effect of CO2 concentration on Mosquito Collection Rate; Lee McPhatter and Alec Gerry

11:30-11:45

32

Update on basic mosquito and biting fly studies at a horse boarding facility located near Cedar Key, Florida; Daniel L. Kline and Jerry Hogsette

11:45-12:00

33

House fly transmission of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis in horses; Xing Ping Hu, Marta Barba-Recreo, Allison Stewart, and Jerry Hogsette

12:00-18:00

 

Local Excursions

18:30-20:30

 

Banquet Dinner  (William D. Evans Sternwheeler)

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 25th


08:30-09:15

 

Extension Session

08:30-08:45

34

Scientific and technological exchange between the U.S.A. and the People’s Republic of China to mitigate the impact of biting and nuisance flies and their associated diseases; Phillip E. Kaufman, Andrew Y. Li, Xing Ping Hu, Jerry Hogsette

08:45-09:00

35

Improve your broader impacts on grants with social media; Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman

09:00-09:15

36

Publicly Accessible, Query-Driven Database of Registered Pesticides for Management of Animal Ectoparasites; Alec C. Gerry and Holly Ferguson

09:15-10:00

 

Business Meeting