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70th Annual Beef Cattle Short Course

 Tuesday, May 4 - Thursday, May 6
6:00-8:00 pm each night

The 70th Annual Beef Cattle Short Course will be held as a scaled-down virtual event on May 4 – 6, 2021. This year will start on a Tuesday as compared to our traditional Wednesday kickoff. The program will be delivered in the evening from 6 - 8 pm via Zoom. Each night will consist of two speakers. For further details on the speakers take a look at the attached agenda. The program this year will focus on efficiency and its importance to the beef industry. Cattle Fax will kick off the first evening with our traditional market outlook. We have lined up some highly sought-after industry speakers for the 70th Annual Beef Cattle Short Course. We hope you can join us!  

Contact Us

Shelby O. Thomas
(352) 392-1916
soesterreicher@ufl.edu

Todd Thrift
(352) 538-3146
tathrift@ufl.edu

2021 Beef Cattle Short Course Presentation Recordings

Session 1- 5/4/2021

Speakers: 
Randy Blach, Cattle Fax: 2021 Market Outlook
Dr. Frank Mitloehner, UC Davis: The Environmental Impact of the Beef Cattle Industry

Session 2- 5/5/2021

Speakers: 
Dr. Nicholas DiLorenzo, UF/IFAS: A Basic Overview of Feed Efficiency, Feed Conversion, and RFI
Dr. Gordy Carstens, Texas A&M University: What are the Impacts of Selection for RFI on Calf Perfomance, Carcass Quality, and the Cow Herd?

    Session 3- 5/6/2021

    Speakers: 
    Dr. Milton Thomas, Colorado State University: Genetics/Genomics of Reproduction
    Dr. Larry Kuehn, USDA MARC: Genetics of Cow Efficiency

    Contact Us

    Shelby O. Thomas
    (352) 392-1916
    soesterreicher@ufl.edu

    Todd Thrift
    (352) 538-3146
    tathrift@ufl.edu

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