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KOMA Beef Cattle Conference in Springfield, Mo. on January 16th; Preregister by January 12th

Stockton, Mo. – The KOMA Beef Cattle Conference begins at 4 p.m., January 16, 2018, at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center in Springfield, Mo.
The KOMA (4 – State) Beef Cattle Conference is a joint effort by the Extension Services in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas.  It is designed to provide the latest information on beef cattle production, marketing, economics, nutrition and forage utilization. 
Presenters and presentations at the meeting include: Dr. David Lalman, Professor – Harrington Chair Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Oklahoma State University, will be discussing “matching genetic potential to forage resources”Dr. Jared Decker, Assistant Professor of Beef Genetics Extension and Computational Genomics at the University of Missouri – Columbia, will be discussing “genetics for cow efficiency and profit”Dr. Craig Payne, University of Missouri – Columbia Associate Extension Professor Veterinary Medicine, will be discussing “current thinking on parasite control in cat…

eBEEF announces webinar series

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eBEEF is partnering with National Cattlemen's Beef Association to present a series of webinars in 2018. Please mark your calendars and watch for more information!

January 18, 2018 "Fake News: EPDs Don't Work", Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam and Dr. Matthew Spangler

February 22, 2018 "Show me the money! Are there EPDs for profit?", Dr. Darrh Bullock and Dr. Jared Decker

March 22, 2018 "The 4 S's of crossbreeding: simple, structured, successful, and sustainable", Dr. Robert Weaber and Dr. Megan Rolf

April 19, 2018 "Putting the tools to use: buying your next bull", the eBEEF team

These webinars will include opportunities for audience participation and will be an engaging series.

Show-Me-Plus™ Heifers to Sell in Fruitland, MO

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On December 2, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Fruitland Livestock Auction, 80 bred heifers will be available for sale in the Southeast Missouri Show-Me-Select™ Replacement Heifer Sale. Seven of these heifers are Show-Me-Plus™ heifers. A Show-Me-Plus™ heifer is a registered or commercial heifer that has genomic predictions. For a registered heifer, this means she has GE-EPDs. For commercial heifers, it means she has been tested with a DNA panel providing genomic predictions.

The following lots contain Show-Me-Plus™ heifers.

Glen Birk Farms
1036 Co. Rd 341
Jackson, MO 63755
573-243-4874

12 Angus Heifers
7 Registered Angus5 Commercial Angus4 Show-Me-PlusRegistered heifers:
1 is sired by KM Broken Bow 002, AI bred to Quaker Hill Rampage 0A36, bull calf due 2/8/18. This heifer qualifies as Tier II and has been i50K tested.3 are sired by Birks O’Reilly Factor 83, AI bred to AAR Ten X 7008 SA, bull calves due 2/8/18.1 is sired by GBF Upshot 4436, AI bred to AAR Ten X 7008 SA, bull calf due 2/8/18.2 are sir…

Show-Me-Plus™ Heifers to Sell December 8, 2017 in Farmington

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The Show-Me-Select™ Replacement Heifer program will host a sale December 8, 2017 at the Farmington Livestock Auction starting at 7:00 p.m. At the sale, 3 Show-Me-Plus™ heifers will sell. 

A Show-Me-Plus™ heifer is a registered or commercial heifer that has genomic predictions. For a registered heifer, this means she has GE-EPDs. For commercial heifers, it means she has been tested with a DNA panel providing genomic predictions.


Below is information about the Show-Me-Plus™ heifers selling in Farmington, Missouri.

Turner Farms
Jon & Mary Ann Turner
10511 St. Hwy JJ
Belgrade, MO 63622
(573) 766-5361
https://turnerangus.farm/

All three heifers are Registered Black Angus and have been GGP-LD genomic tested.All have been AI'ed and then pasture exposed to Briarwood Mr Bismarck 5014, a son of S A V Bismarck 5682.Two pregnancy checked AI bred; on natural service bred.One Tier-2 daughter of Connealy Courage 25L; natural bred to Briarwood Mr Bismarck 5014; due around 4/17/2018.Two daughters of Sy…

Food Evolution Screening at Mizzou

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The movie Food Evolution will show November 8, 7 p.m., Middlebush Auditorium, University of Missouri.
Join Mizzou's Food Science Association for a screening of the fascinating and controversial documentary, Food Evolution. Amongst all this conflict and confusion around food, how do we make the best decisions about how we feed ourselves? Food Evolution, from Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (The Garden, Fame High, OT: Our Town), explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. In the GMO debate, both pro- and anti- camps claim science is on their side. Who’s right?

Show-Me-Plus™ Heifers to Sell at Kingsville

Seven Show-Me-Plus™ heifers will sell at the Show-Me-Select™ Replacement Heifer Sale on November 25, 2017 at Kingsville Livestock Auction, starting at 11:00 a.m.

A Show-Me-Plus™ heifer is a registered or commercial heifer that has genomic predictions. For a registered heifer, this means she has GE-EPDs. For commercial heifers, it means she has been tested with a DNA panel providing genomic predictions.

Below is information about the Show-Me-Plus™ heifers selling in Kingsville.

Balancer Heifers - Show Me Plus(7 hd) Home-raised and very gentle, commercial Balancer heifers raised with low stress handling, rotational grazing and electric fenced trained.Sired by Seedstock Plus Gelbvieh bulls that are full of performance and growth, maturing into super cows for the new owner.Bred to Gelbvieh bulls full of performance, ranking in top 1% for milk, 5% for CE, TM and YG.All heifers are genomically tested and qualify as Show Me Plus.4-year “Show-Me-Select” Producer.Consignor: Pleasantview Cattle …