Wisconsin Beef Workshops

UW-Madison Division of Extension Livestock Program announces its Wisconsin Beef Special Edition –virtual series. Extension Livestock Educators, UW Outreach Specialists, and keynote speakers will present current topics on beef production on Tuesday evenings beginning December 8. Each session begins at 7.00 pm CT with a presentation followed by Q & A until 8.30 pm.

Join during live ZOOM sessions or listen to the recorded sessions as your schedule allows. There is no charge to participate, but pre-registration is required to allow your access. For those Wisconsin producers currently certified in Beef Quality Assurance, one BQA continuing educational credit per session is available by attending the January 12 and both February sessions (BQA CE is not available by listening to recorded sessions).

Registration is required one week prior to each session at go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch

December 8 – Using the Estimating Hay Needs and Heifer Enterprise Budget Decision Tools
Amanda Cauffman, Bill Halfman, Carolyn Ihde, Ryan Sterry, UW-Madison Division of Extension Livestock Program

January 12 – An Update on Mineral and Vitamin Needs for Beef Cattle
Dr. Stephanie Hansen, Iowa State University

February 9Management of Newly Weaned Calves in the Feedlot,
Dr. Dan Thompson, DVM, Iowa State University

January 26-28 – participate with the Driftless Region Beef Conference,
separate registration required at http://www.aep.iastate.edu/beef/

February 23Hairy Heel Wart: A Threat for the Health and Production of Cattle in Beef Operations
Dr. Doerte Doepfer, DVM, UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine

March 9Pasture Weed Management
Dr. Mark Renz, UW Madison Extension Specialist

March 23 – Direct Marketing Meat and Introduction to Meat Suite
Matt LeRoux, Cornell Cooperative Extension

For more information, print the Wisconsin Beef Special Edition Flier, visit https://livestock.extension.wisc.edu/ or contact Megan Nelson, UW- Madison Division of Extension Livestock Outreach Program Manager at (608) 282-5572 or megan.nelson@wisc.edu. The UW-Madison Extension Agriculture Institute has one registration location; to register for the Wisconsin Special Beef Edition or any other agriculture event, visit go.wisc.edu/FarmReadyResearch