F - Nebraska Cattlemen


F - Nebraska Cattlemen
Farmers & Ranchers
Cow/Calf College
2015 Partners in Progress - Beef Seminar
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – US-MARC, Clay Center, NE
9:00-9:30 a.m.
Registration and Refreshments
Meat Animal Research Center Conference Room
9:30 a.m.
Move to USMARC Auditorium
Introductions & Instructions – Dewey Lienemann
9:35 a.m.
Welcome to U.S. Meat Animal Research Center & Great Plains Veterinary Educ. Center
Dr. John Pollak and Dale Grotelueschen
Directors – MARC and GPVEC
“Twenty Five Years of Service – GPVEC”
9:40-9:50 a.m.
Dr. Gary Rupp
9:55-10:40 a.m.
Dr. Ronnie Green
“Moving the Beef Industry to the Next Level”
NU Vice President and IANR Harlan Vice Chancellor
10:45-11:30 a.m.
Dr. Richard Randle
“Animal Health Issues & Considerations When Re-building the Herd”
UNL Extension Beef Cattle Veterinarian
11:35-12:45 p.m.
Session and Lunch Rotation
(Rotate after 30 minutes - 5 minutes between)
(First Rotation: 11:40-12:10 p.m. Second Rotation: 12:15-12:45 p.m.)
Rotation A:
Dawn Caldwell
“Issues, Questions and Answers – Nebraska Beef Council”
Nebraska Beef Council Board - District 8 Director
Rotation B:
SC Research and Extension Center Meeting Room
12:50 p.m.
Move to USMARC Auditorium
Introductions & Explanation of Afternoon Programs
12:55-1:35 p.m.
Dr. Mary Drewnoski
“Utilizing “Cover Crops” as Secondary Forage Crops for Cattle”
Assistant Professor, Beef Systems Specialist, UNL Dept. of Animal Science
1:40-2:25 p.m.
Dr. Rick Funston
“Importance of Early Conception and Factors Influencing It”
UNL Beef Reproductive Physiology Specialist, West Central Research & Extension Center
2:30-3:15 p.m.
Dr. Matt Spangler
"Rebuilding Your Herd -Terminal and Maternal Breeding Programs"
Beef Genetics Specialist, UNL Dept. of Animal Science
3:20-3:50 p.m.
Coffee Shop Panel
Dr. Dale Grotelueschen, Moderator - Featuring: Dr. Gary Rupp,
Dr. Mary Drewnoski, Dr. Richard Randle, Dawn Caldwell, Dr. Rick Funston, Dr. Matt Spangler
3:55 p.m.
Closing Remarks, Door Prize for Surveys & Thanks to Sponsors and Presenters
NOTE: There is no cost for the event, however since it includes a noon meal early registration is necessary. Please pre-register by
January 22, 2015 at the UNL Extension Office at 621 North Cedar, Red Cloud, NE 68930 or call (402) 746-3417. You may also
email your registration to Dewey Lienemann at: [email protected]
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