Range Beef Cow Sympoium XXVI

Symposium XXVI | November 18-20, 2019 | Mitchell, NE

Presented by Cooperative Extension Services and the Animal Science Departments of

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

Agenda and Symposium information

Event booklet and schedule

Lots of Technology and Management Options – How Do You Choose Whats Right for Your Operation?
K.C. Olson - Department of Animal Science, South Dakota State University

Implementing Profitable Reproductive Technologies
Julie Walker, George Perry and Jerica Rich - Department of Animal Science, South Dakota State University

Capturing the Value of Artificial Insemination in Commercial Herds
John B. Hall, Ph.D. - Extension Beef Specialist, University of Idaho

Benefits of Crossbreeding in Commercial Herds
J. Benton Glaze, Jr., Ph.D. - Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, Department of Animal & Veterinary Science, University of Idaho

Alternative Meats and Alternative Statistics: What Do the Data Say?
Alison L. Van Eenennaam, Ph.D. - Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis

Test, Don't Guess! Why You Should Analyze Feeds and Forage and How to Use the Results
Janna Block - North Dakota State University Extension Livestock Systems Specialist

Cowpieology: Does NUTBAL work?
Adele Harty - Cow/Calf Field Specialist, South Dakota State University Extension
Jay Jenkins - Extension Educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Resources for Completing Your Estate & Transition Plan
Bethany Johnston - Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, Ranch Transition Task Manager

Cow Lease - Cash versus Shares - Determining what is "Fair"
Aaron Berger - Beef Systems Extension Educator, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Adding Value to Our Product: a Cow/calf, Feedlot and Meat Industry Perspective
Dr. Amanda Blair - Department of Animal Science, South Dakota State University

Our Journey Through Risk Management in the 21st Century
Wacey Kirkpatrick - Kirkpatrick Cattle Company, Fort Pierre, SD

Utilizing Technology to Better Understand Rangeland and Cattle Grazing Dynamics
Mitch Stephenson - Assistant Professor, Range Management Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Pulmonary Arterial Pressure EPD and Their Utility for Cow-Calf Producers
S.E. Speidel, M.G. Thomas and R.M. Enns - Department of Animal Science, Colorado State University

Maternal Influences on the Calf Rumen Microbiome and Subsequent Impacts on Performance and Efficiency
Hannah C. Cunningham-Hollinger - Department of Animal Science, University of Wyoming

Correcting Malpresentations at Calving
Caitlin Wiley - Assistant Clinical Professor, Iowa State University