Learn cattle reproductive anatomy and physiology, heat detection, estrus synchronization, semen handling, gestational nutrition, and sire selection in the classroom and practice artificial insemination with reproductive tracts and live animals.
When: March 27-29, 2019
Where: Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Burns
Class size is limited; register ASAP to secure a spot. For full details and registration information, click on the flyer link below.
Learn cattle reproductive anatomy and physiology, heat detection, semen handling, artificial insemination technique, and sire selection in the classroom and on live animals.
When: February 26-March 1, 2019
Where: Owyhee County Extension Office, Marsing, Idaho
Cost: $325 for entire school or $125 for “tune-up” session
Languages: English, Spanish
For full details and registration information, click on the flyer link below.
Topics on tap for the Central Oregon Forage Seminar (2019) include: producing low-carb horse hay, effects of storage on hay quality, the 2019 water outlook, forage pest control, measuring reduced lignin quality, and industrial hemp.
When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (all day)
Where: 4-H Clover Club Building, Prineville, Oregon
RSVP to OSU Crook County Extension Service (541-447-6228) by January 25.
Full details on this document: Central Oregon Forage Seminar 2019.01.30.
The Oregon State University Dairy Club is hosting its bi-annual
Beaver Dairy Youth Day
on Saturday, April 14, 2018
at the OSU Dairy,
for kids in grades 4-12.
Dairy club members, along with industry experts, will be teaching youth about dairy judging and pedigree reading. After lunch, there will be a dairy judging competition for all levels of experience. Cattle for the event will be provided by the OSU Dairy. Lunch and snacks will be provided. However, if a student requires a special diet, please bring it from home. Event t-shirts, lunch, and awards are all included in the cost. Please preregister by March 28. Click on the link below for the registration form and additional information.
Join the Polk SWCD staff as they host forage seed growers from our region to learn about the many seed resources grown in our region. Livestock and horse owners will learn about the many grass, legume, and other kinds of seed available for high quality forage production. Factors such as suitability to soil type and moisture, hardiness, and livestock dietary need will be discussed by our panel of growers and seed company representatives. Bring a tag from a pasture seed mix bag or other list for discussion.
RSVP by February 20 to Claudia.Ingham@PolkSWCD.com or 503-623-9680 ext. 101 to ensure your light dinner at 5pm.
February 22, 2018 5-7pm
Polk County Fairgrounds, Building B
520 S Pacific Hwy W, Rickreall, OR 97371
Artificial Insemination in Dairy Cattle
This three-day program includes both indoor and outdoor instruction and practice on the skill of artificial inseminating cows. The class also provides instruction on cow and herd management for efficient, successful reproduction. A certificate of achievement is given upon successful completion of the course.
- January 5, 6, 7, 2018 (Fri-Sat-Sun)
- Inside instruction – Oldfield Teaching Center (on west side of OSU campus), 3521 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97333
- Outside instruction – OSU Dairy, Corvallis
- Cost $500 per person
- Kathryn Younger, OSU Dept. of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
- Steve Gosse, Genex
- Contact Shelby Filley, Regional Livestock and Forage Specialist, OSU Extension Service at 541-236-3016/Shelby.email@example.com for registration information.
Young Calf Health Workshops
Best Management Practices for Young Calves (December 1, 2017, 1-4 pm)
Interventions for Sick Calves (December 8, 2017, 1-4 pm)
Classroom and hands-on instruction at OSU in Corvallis.
For more detailed information, click to open the flier:
To register, go to http://bit.ly/MarionDairyWorkshops
Tuesday, October 10, 5:00-9:00 PM
Brought to you by the Oregon Farm Bureau and OSU Extension Lincoln County.
Click on the link below for a pdf with the topics, speakers, and the rest of the details.