We have rescheduled the MU Extension beef cattle ReproGene Workshop titled “Taking the Next Steps in Beef Cattle Reproduction and Genetics.” for March 4, at the Vernon County Fairgrounds Home Economics Building in Nevada at 4:00 p. m.  The event will be led by MU Extension Specialist Jared Decker, David Patterson, and Jordan Thomas.  The topics they plan to cover include:

Overview of AI Synchronization Protocols for Heifers and Cows

Evaluation of Protocols for Two-Year-Olds Cows

Split-Time AI and Use of Sex-Sorted Semen

EPD & Genomic Prediction Basics

How to use Genetic and Genomic Predictions for Increased Profitability

Producer/presenter panel Q/A on topics discussed

In addition, there will be a genomics hands-on demonstration and discussion using registered Angus heifers from Norman Garton of Nevada.

Count on Us Catering of Nevada will cater the dinner for the event.

Cost of the event is $25 per person if you register by Feb. 26 or $35 per person if you pay at the door.  Please register to the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 113 South Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785.  I have attached a press release and flyer that provide more information on the event so please distribute this information as you see fit.  For more information on the event please contact Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or Patrick Davis by email at davismp@missouri.edu.