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Latest Research to Be Shared at SDSU Beef Day on Jan. 16

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Learn about the most-recent, beef-related research at South Dakota State University during the first annual SDSU Beef Day on Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. in the Club 71 meeting room of the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings.

“Beef Day is an opportunity to learn about the new, impactful research being conducted by our researchers, extension staff and graduate students to continue expanding South Dakota's beef industry.”

— Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate

Research and SDSU Extension programs in the areas of reproduction, cow/calf production, feedlot, meats and human nutrition will be highlighted. Featured speakers include Amanda Blair, SDSU Extension Meat Science Specialist; Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist and Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator; Ken Olson, SDSU Extension Beef Specialist; George Perry, SDSU Extension Beef Reproductive Management Specialist; Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate; Zach Smith, Assistant Professor.

Agenda

All times are CST.

  • 8:00  AM  - Registration and poster session social
  • 10:00 AM - Welcome
  • 10:15 AM - Research and program updates
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch
    • Keynote: Overcoming Adversity by John Stiegelmeier, South Dakota State University Head Football Coach
  • 1:30 PM - Research and program updates
  • 3:00 PM - Tours of SDSU beef research facilities, poster session and presenter networking
    • Tour options: South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL), Cow/Calf Education and Research Facility and Ruminant Nutrition Center (the feedlot)
  • 5:00 PM - Departure

Register at the Events page. Early registration is $30 before Jan. 10, and $45 after that. Student registration is $10 with lunch or participants may attend at no cost without lunch. Contact Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist and Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, for more information at 605.688.6623 or by email