I-29 Moo University 2021 Virtual Dairy Beef Shortcourse

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
Event Type: Webinars

7th Annual I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course to be March 23rd

The event is geared toward producers and industry involved in dairy beef production, but it is open to the public.

“The presenters at this year’s Dairy Beef Short Course are industry leaders who will provide insight into factors influencing dairy beef performance along with looking at the future of dairy beef production from a consumer lens and economic stand point,” said Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist. “The Dairy Beef Short Course continues to be one of the premiere dairy beef events in North America and is held as a pre-educational event for the Central Plains Dairy Expo. We hope to be able to hold the event in its normal format in 2022, said Tracey Erickson.”

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm. (CST) – Health Factors Affecting Animal Performance

• “The Role of Nutrition & Implants in Dairy Beef Health & Animal Performance” – Tara Felix, Penn State
• “The Employee Influence on Dairy Beef Health & Performance” – Phil Durst, MSU

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (CST) – The Future of Dairy Beef Production

• “Understanding what Influences your ROI” – Bill Halfman, UW-Madison
• “Future Consumer Trends to Optimize Market Opportunities in Dairy Beef” – Lisa Scebbi, JBS USA


To register for the event go to https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39HGpb1dkEgUFr7. For more information go to the I-29 Moo University webpage at https://dairy.unl.edu/i-29-moo-university .

The registration fee is $25 and will be payable on-line. The links will be sent upon registration to the webinar. An electronic copy of the proceedings will also be emailed to participants at the conclusion of the webinar along with access to the recordings of the two sessions. The registration will remain open until March 22nd.


For more information, contact SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist Tracey Erickson at 605.882.5140 or email: tracey.erickson@sdstate.edu ; or Fred Hall, NW Iowa Extension Dairy Specialist at 712-737-4230 or email: fredhall@iastate.edu ; or Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist at 605-688-6623 or email: Heidi.Carroll@sdstate.edu; or Jim Salfer, UofM Extension Dairy Educator at 320-203-6093 or email: salfe001@umn.edu ; or Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate at 605-688-5452 or email: Warren.Rusche@sdstate.edu ; or Beth Doran, ISU Beef Program Specialist at 712-737-4230 or email: doranb@iastate.edu .