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National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium ‘Brown Bagger’ Webinar Series

Current and Future Tools to Improve Genetic Selection Decisions

12:00 pm
Virtual Location: Zoom
Target Audiences:
Matt Spangler, (402) 472-6489,
Weekly themes:
-Selection Tools for The Commercial Producer
-Going from An Abnormal Calf to Genomic Test
-Trait Development Updates
-Leveraging Sequence Data for Genetic Evaluation Systems

Intended audience:
The target audiences for this educational program include county, district and state extension specialists, college/university beef instructors, allied industry personnel (including beef veterinarians), breed association technical and field staff, and other educators working with producers on beef production systems.

How program works:
All presentations will be delivered via the Kansas State University ZOOM web conferencing system. All slides and audio will be delivered via the internet using a common web browser. A call in number will be available for audio stream. After you register, information on connecting to the web conference system will be sent out prior to the first session. Each segment is scheduled for approximately 1 hour. You may login after 11:45 AM to be prepared for the noon start. All slides and audio presentations are archived for future availability to participants and works nicely to assist in future classroom educational efforts. We will circulate a full agenda in advance of the first session. Please register for the series if you plan to attend one or more of the sessions. No need to notify me if you are unable to attend a specific session.
Please register for the webinar by clicking on the URL below: (The only way to register!)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please pass information on:
Please be sure to pass this information on to your fellow educators or breed association staff so they learn of this opportunity and can register as well. Registration is limited to the first 500 registrants.

Hosts and for further information:
Darrh Bullock
University of Kentucky
(859) 257-7514

Bob Weaber
Kansas State University
(785) 532-2281

Matt Spangler
University of Nebraska

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This event originated in UNL Beef.