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Jul 28

Cottonwood Field Station Precision Ranching Technology Field Day

Thursday, July 28

The SDSU Agriculture Experiment Station will host a Precision Ranching Technology field day July 28 at Cottonwood Field Station starting at 8:30 a.m. The station is located approximately 18 miles east of Wall, SD along highway 14. 

The field day will be broken up into two sessions with presentations by SDSU faculty, graduate assistant and Extension specialists. The morning session will consist of a field tour of the station to demonstrate various precision livestock management technology being implemented at the station. The afternoon session will be held at the Wall community center and focus on applications, challenges, benefits, and data insights of precision technology for on ranch applications. 

Agenda

8:30 Introduction to the Station
9:00 Virtual Fencing Technology (Krista Ehlert, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Range Specialist)
9:45 Daily Livestock Weighing Technology (Jameson Brennan, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Livestock Grazing Specialist)
10:15 Enteric Emissions Measurement (Lillian McFadden, SDSU Graduate Research Assistant)
10:45 Precision Feeding Technology (Anna Dagel, SDSU Graduate Research Assistant)
11:15 Equipment Discussion and Q & A
11:45 Lunch at Wall
1:00 Virtual Fence Software and Data Presentation (Logan Vandermark, SDSU Graduate Research Assistant)
1:20 What information can daily weights tell us? (Jameson Brennan, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Livestock Grazing Specialist)
1:40 Applications of precision feeding livestock (Jameson Brennan, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Livestock Grazing Specialist)
2:00 Why enteric emissions matter? (Hector Menendez, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Livestock Grazing Specialist)
2:20 Question and Answer/Final Discussion

Registration

Everyone interested is encouraged to attend using the form below. The costs of registration is $20 and includes lunch. For more information on the SDSU Cottonwood Field Station Precision Ranching Technology Field Day contact Jameson Brennan at 605-394-2236 or by email jameson.brennan@sdstate.edu.