2009 Tri-State Beef Conference Proceedings

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Pre-conference Tour: Three Tennessee Cow/Calf Operations

Lessons Learned from 27 years of Retained Ownership – Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity
Mr. Darrell Busby, Extension Beef Specialist, Iowa State University

Beef Cattle Outlook and Industry Changes
Dr. David P. Anderson, Professor & Extension Economist, Texas A&M University

Managing Genetic Defects and Enhancing End Product
Dr. Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech

Weaning Healthy Calves
Dr. Fred Hopkins, Extension Veterinarian, University of Tennessee

Cow/Calf Producer Panel
Mike Goldwasser – Hillsville, VA – Text
Tim Sutphin – Dublin, VA – Text – Presentation

Utilization of By-product Feed in Beef Cattle Diets
Dr. Lawton Stewart, Beef Extension Specialist, University of Georgia

Decisions, Decisions, What do I do with my calf crop?
Presentation 1
Presentation 2
Dr. Curt Lacy, Extension Economist, University of Georgia

What to Expect from a Custom Feedlot When Retaining Ownership
Mr. David Trowbridge, Manager, Gregory Feedlots, Inc.