Beef Reproduction Symposium Set

Fort Collins, Colo., to host meeting.

Published on: Nov 5, 2008

Registration is now in progress for the Robert Taylor Memorial Symposium: Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle. The symposium will be Dec. 2-3, 2008, at the Hilton in Fort Collins, Colo. Speakers and trade show participants will focus on new methods and technologies to control and improve reproductive success in beef cattle.

Visit for an overview of the conference and speakers and a link to online registration. Available through Nov. 17, pre-registration is $75 for students and $150 for other attendees. After Nov. 17, registration increases to $200 for everyone.

"This meeting is for anyone interested in beef cattle reproduction, including producers, veterinarians, AI technicians and Extension specialists," says Sandy Johnson, animal science specialist with Kansas State University Research and Extension and one of the conference coordinators. Continuing education credit will be available for veterinarians.

The symposium is co-sponsored by Colorado State University and the Beef Reproduction Task Force, which is comprised of Extension animal scientists from Kansas State University, the University of Nebraska, South Dakota State University, Iowa State University, the University of Idaho, the University of Illinois, the University of Florida and the University of Missouri with support from several industry sponsors.

For more information, visit or by contacting CSU's Jack Whittier at 970-491-6233; or Nancy Weiss at 970-491-7640.