2014 Southwest Beef Symposium Highlights

2014 Southwest Beef Symposium from the Civic Center in Clayton, NM brought to you by Amarillo National Bank…

Beef Industry Outlook
The Effects of Global Beef Exports on U.S. Beef Producers
Leann Saunders, Where Food Comes From, Inc.

Have Ag Lending Policies Changed?
Larry Fluhman, Farmers & Stockmens Bank

Beef Sustainability: Implications for Cattlemen
Tom McDonald, JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding
Ben Weinheimer, Texas Cattle Feeders Association

Biosecurity Considerations for Stockers and Cows
John Wenzel, New Mexico State University

Rebuilding Regional Beef Herds-Part I
Short and Long Term Strategies to Rebuild Ca;le Inventories
Stan Bevers, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Making the Weather Work for You: Looking Ahead to 2014
Brian Bledsoe, KKTV News

How Much is My Grass Worth: Factors to Determine Lease Rates
Kevin Dhuyvetter, Kansas State University

Role of Mineral Nutrition on Performance of NM Ranch Calves
Eric Scholljegerdes, New Mexico State University
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Rebuilding Regional Beef Herds-Part II
Management Programs for Summer Stockers
Ted McCollum, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Finding and Using the `Right Kind’ of Females
Marcy Ward, New Mexico State University

How Should I Rebuild My Cattle Inventory: Ranch Manager Perspectives
Panel Members:
Kris Wilson, Silver Spur NM Division (Bell & TO Ranches)
Bruce Davis, Pi Diversified, Inc.
Dennis Braden, Swenson Land & Cattle Co.

The  Southwest Beef Symposium is a joint effort between the New Mexico Cooperative Extension Service and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and in 2015 will return to Amarillo, Texas.

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