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Brown Bagger Series

NBCEC hosts "Brown Baggers" covering a variety of beef genetics topics for Extension and collegiate educators, breed associations and industry representatives. View the collection of slide sets here, and feel free to use them at your next producer meeting.

2018
"Brown Bagger" Webinar Series

October 10 – Recent Changes to Genetic Evaluations
Host, Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University

  • Single Step Implementation using marker effects models – Dr. Bruce Golden, Theta Solutions, LLC
  • Stayability and sustained cow fertility – Dr. Bruce Golden, Theta Solutions, LLC

October 17 – Novel Trait Development
Host, Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University

  • Genetic evaluation for PAP – Dr. Scott Speidel, Colorado State University
  • Water Intake: testing period and animal variation – Dr. Megan Rolf, Kansas State University

October 24 – Encouraging Data Collection and Correct Breed Utilization
Host, Dr. Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Incentives to garner additional phenotypes and genotypes – Panel Discussion
    • Ms. Kelli Retallick, Angus Genetics, Inc.
    • Mr. Shane Bedwell, American Hereford Association
    • Dr. Jackie Atkins and Ms. Leoma Wells, American Simmental Association
  • Breed differences for mature weight – Dr. Larry Kuehn, USDA-MARC

October 31 – Decision Support Tools
Host, Dr. Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky

  • Index 101 and beyond – Dr. Matt Spangler (University of Nebraska – Lincoln)
  • 2019 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting Invite – Representative from South Dakota

 

Brown Bagger Series (2017)

Brown Bagger Series (2016)

Brown Bagger Series (2015)

Brown Bagger Series (2014)

Brown Bagger Series (2013)

Brown Bagger Series (2012)

Brown Bagger Series (2011)

Brown Bagger Series (2010)

Selection Decisions: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown (2009)

Advancing Genetic Evaluations to the Next Level (2008)

Reaching for the Higher Fruit (2007)

Beef Genetics Roundup: What's Happening in Beef Cattle Genetics (2006)

Crossbreeding: Opportunities for the U.S. Beef Industry (2005)

Materials for Producer Education on Breeding Decisions (2004)

Fine-Tuning Selection Decisions (2004)

Multiple Breed Genetic Evaluation (2004 National Animal Breeding Seminar Series)

Parent Identification through Commercial Ranch Evaluations (2004 National Animal Breeding Seminar Series)


These programs are coordinated by:

Darrh Bullock
Professor
804 W P Garrigus Bldg
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546
(859) 257-7514 phone
(859) 257-3412 fax
(859) 699-8558 mobile
dbullock@uky.edu

Bob Weaber
Extension Beef Specialist
227 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-1460 phone
(785) 477-1287 mobile
bweaber@k-state.edu

Matt Spangler
Associate Professor, Beef Genetics Extension Specialist
C204f Animal Science
Lincoln, NE 68583-0908
(402) 472-6489 phone
(402) 472-6362 fax
mspangler2@unl.edu