Early Registration Extended for Idaho Beef Session in Boise

Sept. 29 is last chance go sign up for Idaho beef reproduction, genetics confab.

Published on: Sep 23, 2011

The early registration deadline has been extended until Sept. 29 for beef producers who want to learn how to increase the quality and efficiency of their herds through use of modern breeding technologies to improve their herd genetics at a Boise conference.

University of Idaho animal scientist John Hall says the conference, Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle – Northwest, will draw together experts from across the nation, and is one of only two such sessions nationwide this year.,

The event will take place Sept. 20-Oct. 1 at the Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center near Salmon, Idaho. It will focus on current concepts in beef cattle reproduction management. Nearly three-quarters of the program applies to both natural service and artificial insemination breeding programs.

Sponsored by UI Extension, the Oregon State University Extension, and the Beef Reproduction Task Force, the conference is also a cooperative effort with the University of Missouri Extension Service.

Hall, a UI beef specialist and superintendent at Cummings, can provide additional information at (208) 756-2749 or via e-mail to jbhall@uidaho.edu.

Conference information is also available online at muconf.missouri.edu/arsbcnorthwest/index.html.

Registration is available on line at this site, or by calling (866) 682-6663. Early registration for both days of the conference is offered at a cost of $175. But after the Sept. 29 extended deadline, the fee rises to $200.

Registration costs $100 for one day for general participants, or both days for students and educators.