BROOKINGS, S.D. - Cattle feeders from South Dakota, Minnesota and northwest Iowa are invited to attend an Interstate Cattle Feeders Day Dec. 7 at the Holiday Inn Express Event Center in Brandon, South Dakota. Sponsored by South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension and the University of Minnesota (UMN) Extension, the program will feature several timely topics addressing key feedlot production issues.
Topics and speakers include:
- “Re-thinking Forage Use in the Feedlot,” Zachary Smith, SDSU Assistant Professor
- “COVID, Drought and Black Swans: What’s Next and What Have We Learned?” Warren Rusche, Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Feedlot Specialist
- “Water Requirements and Water Quality in the Feedlot,” John Wagner, Professor, Feedlot Nutrition and Management, Colorado State University
- “How Little Distillers Do We Actually Need?” Alfredo DiCostanzo, Professor and UMN Extension Animal Scientist
The program begins at 5:30 p.m. CDT with registration and will conclude around 9 p.m. A beef supper is included with the $30 registration.
South Dakota State University Extension will be holding the Interstate Cattle Feeders Day, a conference for Cattle Feeders looking to take advantage of profit opportunities, on Dec. 7, 2021, at the Holiday Inn Express Event Center in Brandon, South Dakota.
December 03, 2021
Twenty 4-H youth involved in the beef project area traveled to the Cottonwood Field Station to participate in the South Dakota State University Extension Cattle AI Day Camp held Nov. 6.
Livestock waste can be a valuable source of crop nutrients when correctly managed. Taking a strategic approach to feedlot manure application can increase the value of manure as part of your overall system.
November 24, 2021
Veterinarians that are current trainers, or those interested in becoming trainers, must attend a certification course with the State BQA Coordinator to offer in-person BQA certification trainings for producers.