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Mar 26

I-29 Moo University: 2019 Dairy Beef Short Course

Tuesday, March 26

I-29 Moo University Collaboration will host the fifth annual Dairy Beef Short Course on March 26, 2019 beginning at the Denny Sanford Premier Center, Rooms 1 & 2 (1201 N. West Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104).


9:30 am – Registration & Visit with Sponsors
10:00 am – Dr. Daniel Schaefer – Professor University of Wisconsin – Madison, “ "Realizing Full Value in Holstein Steers"
10:45 am – Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate  – “Considerations for Choosing Beef Genetics to Use in Dairy Herds”
11:25 am – Dr. Brenda Boetel, University of Wisconsin – River Falls, “Dairy Cattle Impact on Beef Supply and Marketing Opportunities”

12:15 am – Lunch & I-29 Moo University Sponsors

1:10 pm – Russ Daly –  “Enhancing the value of your dairy beef bull calf to meet health concerns”
1:50 pm – Roundtable Discussion – Building a Carcass for the Future

  • Jerry Wulf  – Wulf Cattle 
  • Kent Pruismann - Rock River Feeders 
  • Erik Loe – Consultant for Midwest PMS 
  • Duane Broek – Select Sires 

3:00 pm – Q/A from participants
3:15 pm – Adjourn & Evaluation

Online Registration

The cost of registration is $20 and includes transportation, snacks, and lunch. For more information on this event, contact Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist, or Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate, or Fred Hall, ISU NW Iowa Dairy Specialist. Registration deadline March 20.

Gold Sponsors

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Gold sponsors: Agropur; Automated Dairy Specialists, LLC; NovaMeal; Sealpro

Silver Sponsors

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Silver sponsors: Philbro; Cottonseed, LLC; Central Plains Dairy Foundation; Elanco; Soy Best; Agri-King; MultiMin 90

Bronze Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors: Stray Voltage; Nebraska State Dairy Association; South Dakota Dairy Producers; Iowa State Dairy Association; Franken Custom Cutting; Western Iowa Dairy Alliance; Alforex Seeds; Minnesota Milk; DCC Waterbeds, ISO; Poet Nutrition; AminoPlus; Gorter's Clay & Dairy Equipment of Minnesota, Inc.; Zinpro; American AGCO Trading Company; Kroese & Kroese, PC. Phileo; ProAg Engineer, Inc.; Automated Wash Systems; Trans OVA genetics; Quality Liquid Feeds; Calf Feeding Solutions.