2017 Range Beef Cow Symposium

Symposium XXV | November 28-30, 2017 | Cheyenne, Wyoming

Presented by Cooperative Extension Services and the Animal Science Departments of

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Proceedings

Not all session presenters provided a proceedings paper. All Proceedings links below are to PDF files.

Agenda and Symposium information

Drought Management: Similar Horizons but Different Perspectives
Justin D. Derner - USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Rangeland Resources and Systems Research Unit, Cheyenne, WY and Fort Collins, CO
Hailey Wilmer - USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Rangeland Resources and Systems Research Unit, Cheyenne, WY and Fort Collins, CO, USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub
Dannele E. Peck - USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Rangeland Resources and Systems Research Unit, Cheyenne, WY and Fort Collins, CO, USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub
David J. Augustine - USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Rangeland Resources and Systems Research Unit, Cheyenne, WY and Fort Collins, CO

Developing a Mineral Program: Combining the Art and the Science
Mary Drewnoski - Beef Systems Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Using Technology to Increase Quality and Profitability
Troy Hadrick - Managing partner in Hadrick Enterprise, Faulkton, South Dakota

Genetic Selection vs. Visual Appraisal: Is it a Conundrum?
M.L. Spangler - Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
R. L. Weaber - Department of Animal Science and Industry, Kansas State University

National Beef Quality Audit – 2016
Deb VanOverbeke, Keith Belk, and Jeff Savell

Managing Reduced Forage Production at Bieber Red Angus Ranch
Craig Bieber

The Mechanics of Estate and Generation Transition Planning
Pamela Epp Olsen - Cline Williams, Wright Johnson & Oldfather, LLP, Lincoln, NE

What's Your Beef? Time To Tell Our Story!
Rob Eirich - Nebraska Director of Beef Quality Assurance & Extension Beef Educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Influence of Modified Live Vaccines on Reproductive Performance in Beef Cattle.
George A. Perry - Department of Animal Science, South Dakota State University
Russell F. Daly - Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, South Dakota State University
Christopher C. Chase - Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences Department, South Dakota State University

TB Management Tips for Beef Herds
Jim Logan - Wyoming State Veterinarian

Farm Service Agency – Farm Loans
Becky Gerlach - FSA Acting Farm Loan Chief Wyoming
Scott Miller - FSA Farm Loan Chief Colorado

Key Drivers of Cowherd Profitability
C.P. Mathis and R.V. Machen - King Ranch® Institute for Ranch Management, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Frame Scoring Beef Cattle: Why and How
K.C. Olson and J.A. Walker - Department of Animal Science, South Dakota State University

Body Condition Scoring in Beef Cows
Karla H. Jenkins - Cow/Calf Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Steve Paisley - Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Wyoming

 

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