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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.

2014
Genomic Selection in Beef Cattle: Developments and Applications

Update on Beef Cattle Genomic Tools and Use( October 01, 2014)
  • What is imputation and why's it important? PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr.Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Using simple genomic tools like parentage PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University

  • Genomically Enhanced EPD Developments - Breed Association Updates (October 08, 2014)
  • American Simmental Association PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Wade Schafer
  • Livestock Genetic Services, LLC PowerPoint format or PDF format
    John Genho
  • American Hereford Association PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Jack Ward

  • Reducing Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex (BRDCO) in Beef and Dairy Cattle (October 15, 2014)
  • Project Update and Findings PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Holly Neibergs, Washington State University
  • 2015 Beef Improvement Federation Invitation PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Brandi Karisch, Mississippi State University

  • Identification and management of Alleles Impairing Heifer Fertility While Optimizing Genetic Gain (October 22, 2014)

  • Project Update and Findings PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Megan Rolf, Oklahoma State University
  • MateSel: A Software mating Tool to Aid in Selection for Improved Fertility PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, University of California-Davis

  • Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle (October 29, 2014)

  • Project Update and Findings PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr.Dorian Garrick, Iowa State University
  • Nationwide Stakeholder Survey Results PowerPoint format or PDF format
    Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University
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    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