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Managing Livestock Nutrition, Reproduction & Pasture Management Webinars November 24th & December 1st

NDSU Extension specialists are planning a two-part webinar series titled “Can Your System Sustain the Ranch?” This series will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, November 24, and Tuesday, December 1, 2020, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST.

The first webinar will feature Gerry Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian and livestock stewardship specialist, and Lisa Pederson, NDSU Extension livestock specialist at NDSU’s Central Grasslands Research Extension Center (CGREC) and Beef Quality Assurance program director. Their presentations and discussion will focus on investigating and developing options to address low pregnancy rates and utilizing genetic selection to meet production goals within a defined set of resources.

The second webinar will include Janna Block, Extension livestock systems specialist based at NDSU’s Hettinger Research Extension Center discussing how to evaluate supplementation options and cow performance, along with winter nutritional management. Miranda Meehan, NDSU Extension environmental stewardship specialist, and Kevin Sedivec, NDSU rangeland management specialist and interim director at the CGREC, will present information about pasture management, including managing grazing during drought.

The webinars are free and open to the public, and will be recorded for later access. Visit the NDSU Extension Livestock website  to register.

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