Attend the Evaluating the Productivity of Your Herd from Start to Finish program Feb. 27

SDSU Extension
Farm Forum

BROOKINGS — Cattle producers are encouraged to attend the one-day program, Evaluating the Productivity of Your Herd from Start to Finish hosted by SDSU Extension February 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the SDSU Southeast Research Station (29974 University Road, Beresford, SD).

“The focus of this meeting is share how various management decisions can impact the end-product and influence the economics for your cowherd. We will start with reproduction and end with carcasses,” said Julie Walker, Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist.

Program agenda

• Using Reproductive Technologies to Improve your Herd’s Efficiency – presented by George Perry, professor and SDSU Extension beef reproductive management specialist.

• Finding the Best within your Herd through Calf Performance – presented by Julie Walker, professor and SDSU Extension beef specialist.

• Can DNA Testing Predict Carcass Merit and Feedlot Performance? – presented by Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension beef feedlot management associate.

• Seasonality, Slides and Spreads in Calf Prices – presented by Matthew Diersen, professor and SDSU Extension risk/business management specialist.

Registration deadline is Feb. 22

Registration for the event is $10 to cover lunch. To register, please call the SDSU Animal Science Department (605.688.5165) or email by Feb. 22. If you have questions, contact Julie Walker at 605.688.5458.

The SDSU Southeast Research Station part of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU research infrastructure.