Workshops

Field days and area educational conferences are sponsored to help farmers improve management to make or save more money, be more efficient, learn better techniques for managing their cattle and being good stewards of the land.


Education

 

2011

Improving NC Beef Cattle quality through the use of Artificial Insemination

 

Teaching genetic selection in Beef Cattle herds through educational workshops

 

Improving mineral programs on NC Beef farms through hands-on Mineral Supplementation workshops

 

NCSU Livestock and Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Conference.

 

Development and expansion of multicounty Cattlemen’s educational programs.

 

Improving Cattle welfare in NC Cattle operations.

 

2012

Improving NC Beef Cattle quality through the use of Artificial Insemination

 

Improving mineral programs on NC Beef farms through hands-on Mineral Supplementation workshops

 

NCSU Livestock and Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Conference.

 

Leadership and Cattle Handling for NC Women

 

Evaluating the Value added characteristics of beef finished in North Carolina.

 

Improving cattle welfare and comfort on NC Cattle farms by constructing mobile shade structures or planting shade trees.

 

2013

Improving NC Beef Cattle quality through the use of Artificial Insemination

 

NCSU Livestock and Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Conference.

 

Improving NC Cattlemen’s Assoc.  AI Clinics through development of Multiple cattle restraints.

 

Cattle Management records software training,

 

Amazing Grazing! Enhancing the efficiency of cattle productions systems by improving forage production and grazing management.

 

2014

Extension Veterinarian Travel Resources

 

NCSU Livestock and Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Conference

 

Amazing Grazing!  Enhancing the efficiency of Cattle Production Systems by improving Forage Production and Grazing Management.

 

Empowering Forage Managers by making information available.

 

2015

 

NCSU Livestock and Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Conference

 

Amazing Grazing!  Enhancing the efficiency of Cattle Production Systems by improving Forage Production and Grazing Management.

 

Development of a Beef Cattle Research and Education Experience program for Undergraduate Students.

 

NC Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women producers (phase one)

 

NC Leadership and Cattle Handling for Women producers (phase two)

 

2016

 

Amazing Grazing!  Enhancing the efficiency of Cattle Production Systems by improving Forage Production and Grazing Management.

 

Development of a Beef Cattle Research and Education Experience program for Undergraduate Students.

 

Improving Soil Health and Beef Farms, On-Farm Research to Determine the Soil Benefits of a Balanced Forage System, Improved Grazing Management, and Strategic Use of Annual Forages.

 

Initial assessment of Anaplasma marginale in Beef Cattle in North Carolina

 

2017

 

Amazing Grazing!  Enhancing the efficiency of Cattle Production Systems by improving Forage Production and Grazing Management.

 

Improving Soil Health and Beef Farms, On-Farm Research to Determine the Soil Benefits of a Balanced Forage System, Improved Grazing Management, and Strategic Use of Annual Forages.

 

NCSU Livestock and Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Conference

 

2018

 

Improving North Carolina Beef Cattle Quality through Reproductive workshops

 

NCSU Livestock/Forage Educational Booth at the NC Cattlemen’s Confernce

 

Crabgrass as an Annual Forage Crop.  Exploring successes and failures in establishment.

 

Using Metsulfuron Herbicide for Tall Fescue Seedhead suppression and reducing Ergot Alkaloid levels to mitigate Fescue Toxicosis.