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Equestrian Science

University of Missouri Beef Research and Teaching Farm Field Day

Date: September 16, 2010

Time: 8:00 AM -3:00 PM

The goal of the field day is to showcase the beef research and extension programs conducted at the farm. Our goal is to provide timely and valuable information on beef cattle nutrition, reproduction, management and genetics to area beef producers.


8:00 AM Registration
  Coffee and donuts
  Visit with sponsors
8:30 AM

Walking Tours (30 min each)

  • Weaning alternatives and Residual Feed Intake
  • Alternative backgrounding programs
  • Pasture Supplementation Systems
10:00 AM Visit Vendors and tour new office
10:30 AM Welcome - Dr. Rod Geisert
10:40 AM Legislative update - Lonny Duckworth, Missouri CAlltemen's Association
10:50 AM Checking in on the Check Off - John Kleiboeker, Missouri Beef Industry Council
11:00 AM Feed Efficiency - Dr. Bob Weaber
11:30 AM Trichomoniasis Prevention - Dr. Craig Payne
12:00 PM Lunch and vendor visits
1:00 PM USDA livestock grade standards: feeder calves, finished cattle and cull cows
  Corbitt Wall, Fed-State Supervisor of MO Livestock & Grain Market News & Grading Service
1:45 PM Pasture Walk
3:00 PM Conclusion

For more information contact:

Phillip Brooks, Farm Mgr: 573.823.7930
Bob Weaber, Ext. Specialist: 573.882.5479
Justin Sexten, Ext. Specialist: 573.882.8154

Free Meal RSVP:

Angie Gallatin, Farm Sec.: 573.882.2829 or email