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Brown Bagger Series

NBCEC hosts "Brown Baggers" covering a variety of beef genetics topics for Extension and collegiate educators, breed associations and industry representatives. View the collection of slide sets here, and feel free to use them at your next producer meeting.

2016
Evolution of beef cattle genomic and national cattle evaluation tools

Leveraging sequencing data: the role of functional variants in beef cattle selection (October 5, 2016)
Host, Dr. Matt Spangler

  • Detection and selection against early embryonic lethals in US beef breeds - Dr. Jerry Taylor, University of Missouri
  • Potential impacts of functional variants on national cattle evaluation - Dr. Larry Kuehn, USDA-ARS-US-Meat Animal Research Center


Genome editing: basics and impact on beef business (October 12, 2016)
Host, Dr. Bob Weaber

  • Genome Editing: What’s all the fuss? - Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California-Davis
  • Open Season on Genome Editing in Livestock - Dr. Tad Sonstegard, CSO, Acceligen

Evolution of multi-breed national cattle evaluation systems (October 19, 2016)
Host, Dr. Darrh Bullock

  • Benefits and current limitations of multi-breed national cattle evaluation - Dr. Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • New models for genetic evaluation of stayability including heterosis effects - Dr. Scott Speidel, Colorado State University

Deployment of single step genomically enhanced national cattle evaluation systems (October 26, 2016)
Host, Dr. Bob Weaber

  • Implementation of single step methodologies at Angus Genetics, Inc. - Dr. Stephen Miller, Angus Genetics, Inc.
  • Implementation of single step methodologies at International Genetic Solutions - Dr. Mahdi Saatchi, International Genetic Solutions
  • 2017 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting Invite - Dr. Ronnie Silcox, University of Georgia

 

 

Brown Bagger Series (2015)

Brown Bagger Series (2014)

Brown Bagger Series (2013)

Brown Bagger Series (2012)

Brown Bagger Series (2011)

Brown Bagger Series (2010)

Selection Decisions: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown (2009)

Advancing Genetic Evaluations to the Next Level (2008)

Reaching for the Higher Fruit (2007)

Beef Genetics Roundup: What's Happening in Beef Cattle Genetics (2006)

Crossbreeding: Opportunities for the U.S. Beef Industry (2005)

Materials for Producer Education on Breeding Decisions (2004)

Fine-Tuning Selection Decisions (2004)

Multiple Breed Genetic Evaluation (2004 National Animal Breeding Seminar Series)

Parent Identification through Commercial Ranch Evaluations (2004 National Animal Breeding Seminar Series)


These programs are coordinated by:

Darrh Bullock
Professor
804 W P Garrigus Bldg
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546
(859) 257-7514 phone
(859) 257-3412 fax
(859) 699-8558 mobile
dbullock@uky.edu

Bob Weaber
Extension Beef Specialist
227 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-1460 phone
(785) 477-1287 mobile
bweaber@k-state.edu

Matt Spangler
Associate Professor, Beef Genetics Extension Specialist
C204f Animal Science
Lincoln, NE 68583-0908
(402) 472-6489 phone
(402) 472-6362 fax
mspangler2@unl.edu