NDSU Feedlot School 2024

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NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center

Pre-registration is required and limited to a space-available basis. To be added to a waitlist for next year's Feedlot School, contact the Carrington Research Extension Center at 701-652-2951.

Wednesday, January 17 

9:00 a.m. Introductions and Overview (Karl Hoppe) 

9:15 a.m. Why Feed Cattle in North Dakota? (Karl Hoppe) 

9:35 a.m. Facility Design and Equipment (Scott Ressler) 

10:30 a.m. Break 

10:35 a.m. Budgets for Different Cattle Feeding Scenarios (Bryon Parman) 

11:20 a.m. Cattle Requirements and Feeding (Zac Carlson) 

Noon Lunch 

12:45 p.m. Beef Quality Assurance (Lisa Pederson) 

1:15 p.m. Implants (Zac Carlson) 

1:45 p.m. Cattle Financing (Bryon Parman) 

2:15 p.m. Break 

2:45 p.m. Small Group Breakout Sessions 

  • Session 1: Feed Additives (Zac Carlson) 
  • Session 2: Ration Balancing (Karl Hoppe) 
  • Session 3: Feed Sampling/Analysis (Colin Tobin) 

6:15 p.m. Supper (Crossroads Clubhouse) 

7:00 p.m. Feedlot Diseases and Treatments (Gerald Stokka) 

8:00 p.m. Q&A / Discussion

Thursday, January 18 

8:00 a.m. Carrington REC Livestock Unit Low-Stress Working Facilities (Tim Schroeder, Karl Hoppe, Colin Tobin) Feed Mill (Tim Schroeder) Feed Bunk / Manure Reading (Karl Hoppe, Tim Schroeder) 

9:15 a.m. Bunk Reading and Feed Delivery (Karl Hoppe) 

9:30 a.m. Manure and Nutrient Management (Mary Keena) 

10:15 a.m. Break 

10:30 a.m. Livestock Outlook (Tim Petry) 

11:15 a.m. Price Protection with Hedging and LRP (Tim Petry) 

Noon Lunch 

1:00 p.m. Alternative Market Programs (Karl Hoppe) 

1:15 p.m. Carcass Quality and Marketing on the Grid (Erin Beyer) 

2:40 p.m. Concluding Remarks and Evaluation 

3:00 p.m. Pipestem Feeders Feedyard Tour (Jeff Kvamme)

Contact Information

Contact Information

Linda Schuster

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