Rearing Young Stock for Dairy and Beef Production

This one day workshop is held in two locations.

November 9, 2016: Gage County Extension Office, Beatrice, NE

1115 West Scott, Beatrice, NE 68310-3514

November 10, 2016: Lifelong Learning Center at Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE

601 East Benjamin Avenue, Norfolk, NE 68702

Workshops Proceedings


10:00 a.m.–Welcome
10:15–11:00 a.m. - Feeding the Pre-Weaned Calf–Dr. Pete Erickson
11:00–11:30 a.m. - Reducing Cold Stress in Young Stock–Kim Clark and Paul Kononoff
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. - Calf Nutrition: Post-Weaning and Starter Feeding–Dr. Pete Erickson
12:15–12:45 p.m.–Lunch
12:45–1:30 p.m. - Development, Growth Rate Targets, and Feeding Strategies for Growing Heifers–Dr. Jill Anderson
1:30–2:00 p.m. - Dairy Beef: Performance and Carcass Characteristics–Dr. Andrea Watson
2:00–2:30 p.m.–Break
2:30–3:15 p.m. - Utilizing Distillers Grains and Other Alternative Proteins Sources in Growing Heifer Rations –Dr. Jill Anderson
3:15 p.m.–Conclusion and Evaluation


Prime Sponsors

NSDA_logo  Nebraska Corn Board logo     Strong Animals logo

              SCCL logo Connor_agriscience

Choice Sponsors

automated dairy specialists logoccs logoelanco logo

phibro logopoet nutrition logohubbard feed logo
Holstein Association logoPurina Animal Nutrition


Click here for workshop brochure