STOCKTON, Mo. — There is remarkable technology available to beef cattle producers in the areas of reproduction and genetics. Learn how you can use these tools on your cattle operation to increase profits at the MU Extension ReproGene 2019 workshop “Taking the Next Steps in Beef Cattle Reproduction and Genetics.” This workshop will take place on February 7th at 4:00 p. m. at the 3 Cedars Event Center, 24327 E Old Town Road, Nevada, Mo.
This workshop is led by MU Extension’s David Patterson, Jordan Thomas, and Jared Decker. The topics covered include:
- Overview of AI Synchronization Protocols for Heifers and Cows
- Evaluation of Protocols for Two-Year-Olds Cows
- Split-Time AI and Use of Sex-Sorted Semen
- EPD & Genomic Prediction Basics
- How to use Genetic and Genomic Predictions for Increased Profitability
In addition, there will be a genomics hands-on demonstration and discussion using registered Angus bulls from Norman Garton of Nevada, Mo. Norman will also provide a presentation on cattle operation utilization of genomic and reproduction technologies.
Dinner for the event will be catered by Gobblers Roost of Nevada, Mo.
Cost of the event is $25 per person if you register before January 30th or $35 per person at the door. Send registrations to the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 113 South Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785. For more information on the event contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or Patrick Davis by email at email@example.com.
Click the link for a flyer: ReproGene_Nevada_7Feb2019
— University of Missouri Extension
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