2018 Heifer Development Webinar Series

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, South Dakota 4-H, Livestock, Beef, Profit Tips

: Mar 15th

Beginning March 15, 2018 SDSU Extension will host its fourth annual Heifer Development webinar series. This three-part webinar and will focus on several key areas of heifer development including ration formulation, health risk management and breeding season targets for heifer development programs. All three sessions will provide valuable information for commercial and seed stock producers to utilize when developing breeding females to enter mature cowherds.

These webinars can be viewed from anywhere with internet access, allowing producers to take advantage of this learning opportunity without leaving the ranch. Participants will be able to interact and ask questions during webinars by typing their questions into the chat box. Once again, this series will be recorded, allowing registrants to view the presentations at their leisure if they missed the live session or would like to watch sessions again.


All sessions will begin at noon (CST) 11 a.m. (MST) and run for one hour.

Session #1: March 15, 2018
Heifer Development Ration Formulation 
Presenters: Chanda Engel, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist 

Session #2: March 22, 2018
Disease Risk Protection in Heifer Development Programs 
Presenters: Dr. Russ Daly, SDSU Professor and SDSU Extension Veterinarian

Session #3: March 29, 2018
Optimum vs. Maximum Heifer Pregnancy Rates 
Presenter: Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist

Online Registration

Register online using the form below by March 29, 2018. For more information contact Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist.