Schedule of Events: BEEF Day
Beef and the Global ConsumerPresenter: Dina Chacon-Reitzel
An overview overview of the global beef industry and consumer preferences.
Workshop I: The BEEF We Eat!Presenter: Jack Thomas, Tom Bertelle
Fabricating BEEF into retail cuts which camp cooks will use to prepare a hardy BEEF menu.
Workshop II: Managing the Quality of BEEFPresenter: John Wenzel
Common sense management outlined by the Beef Quality Assurance Program.
Workshop III: Reproducing BEEF!Presenter: Steve Lucero
An overview of the cow anatomy and estrus cycle.
Groups will rotate and attend all morning workshops
Workshop I: We Are What We EatPresenter: Eric Scholljegerdes
Developing balanced and cost effective nutrition programs for beef cattle.
Workshop II: Welcome to the FuturePresenter: Steve Lucero
Advanced Applied Technologies: embryo transfer, artificial insemination, and DNA testing.
Workshop III: Healthy Cattle Equals Better BEEFPresenter: John Wenzel
Key points to build healthy cattle and improve beef quality.
Groups will rotate and attend all afternoon workshops
Stocking Rate: The Key to Successful BEEF ProductionPresenter: Nick Ashcroft, Tom Dominguez, Tom Dean
Forage production and stocking rates are critical in making timely management decisions.
Team Planning: Beef Herd Management for Your Ranch
Discussion and work on including nutrition, breeding program and quality assurance in ranch management plans.