Virtual Field Day

Welcome

Welcome Message – Bill Lamberson, interim superintendent of the Thompson Research Center

Welcome Message – Shibu Jose, associate dean in the CAFNR Office of Research and director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station

Welcome Message – Christopher Daubert, CAFNR vice chancellor and dean

Field Day Presentations

Implementing Hair Shedding EPDs – Jared Decker, associate professor in the Division of Animal Sciences

Sexed Semen: Costs, Benefits, and Systems for Successful Application – Jordan Thomas, assistant Extension professor in the Division of Animal Sciences

7 & 7 Synch: A New Protocol for Synchronization of Estrus Among Beef Cows Prior to Fixed-Time AI with Conventional or Sex-Sorted Semen – Carson Andersen, graduate research assistant in the Division of Animal Sciences

Stocker Cattle Research in Missouri – Eric Bailey, assistant professor in the Division of Animal Sciences and state beef Extension specialist

Market Outlook for Cattle – Scott Brown, director of strategic partnerships for CAFNR and associate Extension professor of agricultural and applied economics

Preventing Calf Diarrhea with Rotational Grazing – Brian M. Shoemake, DVM, MS, assistant teaching professor, food animal medicine, Veterinary Health Center

Grazing Cover Crops – Derek Brake, assistant professor in the Division of Animal Sciences

Budgeting for Agricultural Decision Making – Ryan Milhollin, Extension specialist in agricultural economics