NCBA Stockmanship & Stewardship Regional Tour

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 22/09/2017 - 23/09/2017
8:00 am - 4:30 am

Location
Agricultural Research Development

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Agenda

Friday, September 22
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Optional Pre-Event Tours
● Tour A: Beef Feedlot Tour, JBS Five Rivers Kuner Feedlot, Kersey, CO
● Tour B: JBS Beef Plant Tour, Greeley, CO
12:00 p.m. – Registration
1:00 p.m. – Welcome and Introductions
1:15 p.m. – Best Management Practices to Optimize Cattle Health
2:00 p.m. – Why Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Matters
3:00 p.m. – Break
3:15 p.m. – Economic Considerations of Low-Stress Handling on Cattle Performance
4:00 p.m. – Producer Panel Discussion: A Producer’s Perspective on Evolving Stockmanship and Stewardship
5:30 p.m. – Adjourn, return by 6:30 for dinner
6:30 p.m. – Animal Welfare in the 21st Century, Keynote Address, Dr. Temple Grandin, CSU
Animal Sciences
7:15 p.m. – Steak taste-panel dinner, Dr. Dale Woerner, CSU Meat Sciences
8:00 p.m. – Networking and Entertainment
Saturday, September 23
8:00 a.m. – Classroom BQA Training
10:30 a.m. – Stockmanship and Stewardship Demonstration, Curt Pate, NCBA Stockmanship &
Stewardship
● Reading Cattle Behavior
● Teaching Cattle to Respond
● Low Stress Handling
12:30 p.m. – BBQ Beef Lunch
1:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Hands-on Rotations (30 minutes each)
● Rotation A: Designing Handling Facilities that Work, Dr. Temple Grandin, Colorado State University
● Rotation B: Stock Trailer and Transportation Safety, Dr. Clyde Lane, University of Tennessee
● Rotation C: Identifying, Diagnosing and Treating Sick Cattle
● Rotation D: Ins and Outs of Injection Management, Dr. Dee Griffin, West Texas A&M University
● Rotation E: The Real Cost of Poor Stockmanship
4:00 p.m. – BQA Quiz
4:30 p.m. – Closing remarks
For more details, visit http://www.stockmanshipandstewardship.org/