Note: The Dairy Beef Short Course varies between tours and classroom programs.
The I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course was held on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 as part of the pre-educational events for the Central Plains Dairy Expo in Sioux Falls, SD.
The Dairy Beef Short Course, hosted by I-29 Moo University, is a collaboration of dairy specialists and beef specialists from South Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University, North Dakota State, and University of Nebraska Extension Services.
The focus of this years’ program was Surviving Today -Opportunities to Evaluate.
Topics and speakers included:
•Dr. Dan Thomson, Iowa State University, “Applying Lessons Learned from Cattle Feeding Across the U.S. to Dairy Beef Feeding”
•Dr. Lee Schulz, Iowa State University, “Economic Considerations for the Dairy Beef Market”
•Dr. Richard Zinn, University of California-Davis, “Metabolizable Protein and Amino Acid Nutrition of Calf-Fed Holstein Steers”
•A Producer Panel Discussion: “Management from Maternity to Harvest,” featuring Adam Maassen of Iowa, John Moes of South Dakota, Greg Moes of South Dakota and Russ Penning of Minnesota
The 2022 Dairy Beef Short Course, "Surviving Today-Opportunities to Evaluate", proceedings are now available here!
The 2022 Dairy Beef Short course.
"I liked how everyone talked and asked questions, it was more like a conversation and less like they were talking at you."
by Bill Halfman, UW-Madison Extension Monroe County