Wyoming Beef Cattle Symposium registration now open

UW cattle on summer grazing grounds at the McGuire Ranch, located outside Laramie. (Photo courtesy of University of Wyoming Extension.)

In partnership with the University of Wyoming, the Beef Reproduction Task Force will host the Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle symposium at the Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne Sep. 6 to 7.

The event will take place at 2800 W. Lincolnway, running from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sep. 6, and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sep. 7. Producers, veterinarians, artificial insemination technicians, students and others interested in beef cattle production are encouraged to attend.

This year, presentation topics include estrus synchronization and artificial insemination; nutritional management for the cowherd; brucellosis; selecting for sires to perform at high altitudes; calving management; and bull development. To view the conference program and register for the event, visit beefrepro.org.

For those who register before Aug. 18, the cost is $200, or $150 for students. After Aug. 18, registration prices will increase to $250, or $200 for students. Aug. 18 is also the cut-off date for booking rooms at the Little America Hotel and Resort.

Conference details and booking information are available at beefrepro.org. Contact Shelby Rosasco, University of Wyoming Extension beef specialist, at [email protected] or 307-766-2329 with questions.