Dakota Alternative Beef Cow Systems Symposium

Feb. 6 - Huron, SD / Feb. 7 - Jamestown, ND or Zoom
beef cow-calf pairs


The Dakota Alternative Beef Cow Systems Symposium will provide up-to-date research and information for farmers and ranchers interested in alternative production practices due to limited perennial pastures and rangeland. The one-day event is offered at two in-person locations with one virtual option. Dates and locations are: 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Huron Event Center, Huron, SD
  • Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Jamestown Civic Center, Jamestown, ND, or virtually through Zoom

Topics include:

  • Feeding strategies to replace forage
  • Creep-feeding calves in confinement systems
  • Alternative grazing strategies that increase adaptability
  • Trade-offs of alternative cow-calf systems compared to perennial pasture-based cow-calf systems

The cost of the event is $25 and includes a copy of the Feb. 7 recording. To register for one of the in-person events or to receive the Zoom link, visit https://agext-northdakotastate-ndus.nbsstore.net/dakotas-alternative-beef-cow-systems-symposium

Participants must register by Jan. 31 to attend one of the in-person events. Virtual participants will need a computer and internet connection. 

Contact Information

Contact Information

Zac Carlson

Requests for accommodations related to disability should be made to the event contact person at least two weeks in advance of the event.