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Dr. Jamie Courter is your Mizzou Beef Genetics Extension Specialist

By Jared E. Decker Many of you have probably noticed that things have been a lot less active on the A Steak in Genomics™   blog, but you probably haven't known why. In January 2021, I was named the Wurdack Chair in Animal Genomics at Mizzou, and I now focus on research, with a little bit of teaching. I no longer have an extension appointment. But, with exciting news, the blog is about to become a lot more active! Jamie Courter began as the new MU Extension state beef genetics specialist in the Division of Animal Sciences on September 1, 2023. I have known Jamie for several years, meeting her at BIF when she was a Masters student. I have been impressed by Jamie in my interactions with her since that time.  Dr. Courter and I have been working closely together the last 6 weeks, and I am excited to work together to serve the beef industry for years to come! Jamie holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from North Carolina State University and earned a master's degree in animal

What Genetic Prediction Should Borrow from Reproductive Management

  Beef Heifer Puberty and Fertility Genomic Research from American Hereford Association on Vimeo .

American Hereford Association Webinar on Heifer Puberty and Fertility

The University of Missouri is recruiting 2,500 Hereford heifers to participate in a heifer puberty and fertility genomic research project. Reserve a spot for the webinar on September 6th, 2022 at 7 p.m. CDT to hear from the team members conducting the project and learn how to get involved. RSVP for the event here: