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Ken Olson

Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist

Also by Ken Olson

Beef carcass prepped for evaluation in a meat lab.

Growth Promotant Technologies: Impact on Beef Production and Meat Quality - Research

A study conducted by SDSU researchers evaluated the impact additive combinations of growth-promotant technologies can have on beef carcass characteristics and tenderness.

Herd of mixed cattle grazing a vast, open rangeland.

History and Current Value of the Range Beef Cow Symposium

In December 1969, four extension specialists from Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, and South Dakota developed a symposium to provide cutting edge information to beef cattle producers. Years later, this valuable tradition continues at the biennial Range Beef Cow Symposium.

A herd of cattle gather around a stock pond on a vast, lush grassland. Courtesy: USDA [CC BY 2.0]

SDSU Extension co-sponsoring Range Beef Cow Symposium for cattle producers

October 27, 2023

Colorado State University’s Department of Animal Sciences will host the 28th Range Beef Cow Symposium on Dec. 13-14 at The Ranch in Loveland, Colorado. There also will be a pre-symposium Beef Quality Assurance training on Dec. 12.