KINGSVILLE, Texas — There is still time to register for the Application of Advanced Genetic Technology in Beef Cattle Lectureship! The event will be held February 24-25, 2022 in Kingsville, Texas and online via Zoom.
This lectureship offers the opportunity to “catch up” on the latest advancements in beef cattle genetics. The team (Dr. Matt Spangler and Dr. Bob Weaber) chosen to lead this discussion are competent cattlemen, respected scientists, and exceptional teachers who’ll lead participants on a tour of beef cattle genetics’ cutting edge. During the lectureship, participants will learn to:
- Develop breeding objectives by identifying environmental constraints, marketing alternatives, and the economic relevancy of traits
- Decipher performance measures, adjusted data, ratios, and Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs)
- Understand selection accuracy, confidence intervals, and strategies for multiple trait selection
- Apply advanced genetic tools including genomically enhanced EPDs and marker-assisted management in genetic advancement
Thank you to NEOGEN® for sponsoring this lectureship.
During registration, you will be prompted to choose the desired format, in-person in Kingsville, Texas, or virtual. Please do not hesitate to call us at 361-593-5401 if you have any questions about the hybrid event format.
Sustaining our ranching heritage through education, innovation, and outreach. Learn more about our master’s program, lectureships, symposia, and research at krirm.tamuk.edu
–King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management