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Range & Livestock Workshop

Friday September 22, 2017

(Check-in begins at 8:30am)

Bullion Plaza Cultural Center

150 N Plaza Circle

Miami, Arizona 85539-1629

8:30 am               Registration

9:00 am               Introductions and Overview

9:05 am               Expected Progeny Differences/Bull Soundness and Selection - Chuck Backus, Quarter Circle U Ranch

9:45 am               Increasing Reproductive Success - Dan Faulkner, Professor School of Animal and Comparative    Biomedical Sciences and Livestock Extension Specialist

10:25 am             Break

10:30 am             Vaccination Programs and Disease Prevention - Peder Cuneo, Professor School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Extension Specialist

11:10 am             Nutrition Effects on Fetal Programming - Juliet Conant, Cattle and Equine Specialist Purina Animal Nutrition

11:40 am             International Trade Situation and Market Overlook for Beef - Russ Tronstad, Extension Specialist

12:00 pm             Lunch (provided)

1:00 pm               Range Plant Physiology and Nutrition – Ashley Hall, Area Extension Agent

1:30 pm               Mineral Deficiencies in Arizona Rangeland Forages - Andrew Brischke, Area Extension Agent

1:50 pm               Supplementation Strategies for Central Arizona Rangelands - Ashley Wright, Area Extension Agent

2:30 pm               Break

2:45 pm               Hands-on Spreadsheet Tools for Evaluating the Profitability of Supplement, Other Inputs, and Herd Mix (please bring your laptop computer if you have one) - Russ Tronstad, Extension Specialist

3:15 pm               Funding Range Improvements: Landowner Relations Program and Habitat Partnership Committee – Chip Young, Landowner Relations Specialist Arizona Game and Fish Department

3:50 pm               Wrap-up and Evaluations

4:00 pm               Adjourn

Workshop is sponsored by Merck Animal Health and Purina Animal Nutrition

Space is limited, please register for this event below. This will help us plan for food and provide you with meeting updates.

 

Register here…

 

Questions or comments? Contact:

Ashley Lauren (Shepherd) Hall - Area Assistant Agent

Natural Resources, Animal Science and Agriculture

Gila and Pinal County Cooperative Extension

Office: 928/402-4391 - Cell: 928/978-6752

5515 S. Apache Ave Suite 600

Globe, AZ 85501

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