2019 Beef Symposium at Chico State
Bridging Genetics and Rangeland Management - February 23, 2019
The 2019 Beef Day focused on rangeland enhancement through genetic selection and adaptive management. Researchers and livestock managers shared emerging information on bridging genetics and rangeland management, as well as other contemporary management issues. The event was a collaboration of Chico State professors, Chico State Young Cattlemen's Association, New Mexico State University professor and UC Cooperative Extension.
Featured Speakers and Handouts -
Grazing distribution and management in Northern California - Tracy Schohr, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension
Beef Cattle Genetic Technology: Where we’ve Been and Where we are headed, Kasey DeAtley, Ph.D., professor, California State University, Chico
Role of Nature vs Nurture in Grazing Distribution - Larry Howery, Ph.D., Range Extension Specialist, University of Arizona
Implementation of Genetic Selection to Improve Cattle Grazing Distribution - Derek Bailey, Ph.D., professor, New Mexico State University
Rancher to Rancher Panel - Successful Integration of Grazing Management Strategies
Jesse Bratz, Squaw Valley Ranch, LLC, Midas, Nev.
Dave Daley, Ph.D., Daley Ranch, Oroville, Calif.
Mark Lacey, Lacey Livestock, Independence, Calif.