UpComing Program: 2011 Beef Industry Tour

New Concepts and Sustainable Approaches on Reproductive Management and Genetics of Beef Cattle

Wednesday, December 7  2011

Agenda

4:00 – 4:30 pm Basic Concepts on Cattle Reproduction and Genetic Management Tim Deboodt – Oregon State University, Crook County Extension
4:30 – 5:00 pm Nutritional Strategies to Enhance Reproduction in Beef Females David Bohnert – Oregon State University, EOARC – Burns
5:00 – 5:30 pm Temperament and its Effects on Production and Reproduction in Beef Cattle Reinaldo Cooke – Oregon State University, EOARC – Burns
5:30 – 6:00 pm Break Refreshments Provided

6:00 – 6:45 pm Implementing Reproductive Technologies into Beef Cattle Operations Tom Geary – USDA Agricultural Research Service, Miles City, MT

6:45 – 7:30 pm Improving EPD Accuracy by Combining EPD Info with DNA Test Results Alison Van Eenennaam – University of California, Animal Sciences – Davis

Schedule and Location

Wednesday, December 7  2011

Klamath County Extension Office

3328 Vandenberg Road, Klamath Falls, OR

(Presenters will not be on site, this will be an interactive downlink)

There will be a $5 registration fee/person,  pre-registration is highly recommended.

The Beef Industry Tour is being partially funded by the Western SARE.

For more information and pre-registration, please contact Chanda Engel at the OSU KREC 541-883-7131

 

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About Engel

Ms. Engel is an OSU field faculty member in the department of Animal Sciences. She has a B.S (1997) and a M.S. (2007) in Animal Science from South Dakota State University. She is housed at the OSU Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center in Klamath Falls, OR where she serves the extension and research needs of livestock and forage producers. Her research has focused on investigating opportunities to extend the grazing season and low input methods to increase pasture productivity.
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