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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.

2013
Improving Efficiency Through Genetics:
Direct Selection and Navigating Antagonisms

Improving Feedlot Performance ( October 09, 2013)
  • BRD grant update PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Holly Neibergs, Washington State University
  • Feed Efficiency grant update PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Improving Beef Cow Productivity (October 16, 2013)
  • Fertility grant update PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Jared Decker, University of Missouri
  • Matching Cow Genetics to Management/Resources PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dave Lalman, Oklahoma State University

  • Managing Antagonisms (October 23, 2013)
  • Identifying genetic antagonisms PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Megan Rolf, Oklahoma State University
  • Making holistic genetic improvement in spite of genetic and environmental antagonisms PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Wade Shafer, American Simmental Association

  • Feed Efficiency of the Cow (October 30, 2013)

  • Using grazing markers to determine grazing intake PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Ron Lewis, Virginia Tech
  • Improvement of Beef Cow Biological Efficiency PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dan Shike, University of Illinois
  • BIF Update PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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    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