December 2020 Beefwatch Webinar Series Registration Now Open

December 2020 Beefwatch Webinar Series Registration Now Open

Heifers
Photo credit Troy Walz.

The BeefWatch Webinar series is designed to highlight management strategies in grazing, nutrition, reproduction, and economics to increase cow/calf and stocker production efficiency and profitability. Each session will feature industry experts and plenty of opportunity to interact to get your questions answered. More information about the BeefWatch Webinar Series can be found on our webpage: https://beef.unl.edu/beefwatch-webinar-series

Each webinar will begin at 8:00 PM Central Time. Dates are December 1, 8, and 15.

The focus for this months webinar series is “Gearing up for a Successful Breeding Season” with the following speakers and topics:

December 1, Bull Management During Winter

    ■   Dr. Kacie McCarthy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    ■   Does winter management of our breeding bulls matter? Kacie will discuss nutritional management of bulls in the winter and those subsequent impacts on fertility and preparing for the next breeding season. Register here.

December 8, Pricing Replacement Heifers

    ■   Randy Saner, West Central Research and Extension Center
    ■   Do you know what a respectable value is to pay for beef replacement heifers? Randy will help walk you through the decision making process for determining if you grow or purchase females, the associated costs, and understanding your operation goals to make the best decisions for heifer development. Register here.

December 15, Bull Selection

    ■   Dr. Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    ■   How do you decide on your next bull? Matt will help you understand EPDs to use when evaluating different bulls and prepare you for the bull sale season. Register here.

There is no cost to participate in this webinar series. 

CONTACT:
Dr. Kacie McCarthy, Beef Cow-Calf Specialist, 402-472-6074, kacie.mccarthy@unl.edu
Dr. Mary Drewnoski, Beef Systems Specialist, 402-472-6289, mary.drewnoski@unl.edu