- Digital Agriculture Innovation – June 01, 1:45 pm
Dr. Calvin Booker manages the Animal Health services and research activities at TELUS Agriculture & Consumer Goods, a role he previously held at Feedlot Health Management Services which was acquired by TELUS in 2020. The organization has extensive research capabilities, and provides comprehensive veterinary and production consulting services, computerized individual animal data collection systems as well as management/execution tools to feedlot and calf grower operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Kazakhstan. Dr. Booker joined the Feedlot Health team in 1992, acting as an epidemiologist, data analyst and production consultant, following a two-year collaboration on research efforts. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1989 and his Master of Veterinary Science in 1992 from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and completed an internship at the Ambulatory Clinic of Cornell University’s New York State College of Veterinary Medicine.