Range Beef Cattle Workshop 11/2/2017

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, the Marley Endowment for Sustainable Rangeland Stewardship, and the Pima Natural Resource Conservation District  present:

 

Range Beef Cattle Workshop on Genomics, Herd Health, and Range Cow Efficiency

Click here to download the workshop flyer.

 

WHEN:

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM

 

WHERE: 

Santa Rita Ranch, 8200 E Box Canyon Road, Green Valley, AZ

 

TO REGISTER:

Contact Cochise County Cooperative Extension, 450 S. Haskell Ave, Suite A, Willcox, AZ 85643

or call 520-384-3594,

or email Connie Forsyth ( cforsyth@email.arizona.edu ) by October 25, 2017  to ensure we have an accurate count for lunch.

 

AGENDA:

8:00 Registration

 

8:30 Beef Cattle Genomics and Genetic Improvement

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist

 

9:45 Herd Health Issues

Dr. Peder Cuneo, University of Arizona Extension Veterinarian

 

10:15 Break

 

10:30 Range Cow Forage Utilization Efficiency

Dr. Dan Faulkner, University of Arizona Extension Beef Specialist

 

11:15 Chuck Backus, Quarter Circle U Ranch

 

11:45 Lunch (provided)

 

12:30 Ross Humphreys, San Rafael Ranch

 

1:00 Ian Tomlinson, Vera Earl Ranch

1:30 Andrew McGibbon, Santa Rita Ranch

 

2:00 Hands on Session:

  • Trich Testing
  • Genetic Testing
  • BVD/PI Testing

Ashley Wright, Dr. Mike Anderson, Dr. Peder Cuneo

 

4:00 Adjourn