| Share

2015 NDSU Beef College

Key industry spokesmen will offer insights into the state of the beef industry and how current research efforts can position North Dakota producers to adapt to a changing industry.

Lodging          Presentations          Contacts

Target audience: Cow-calf, backgrounding andd finish feeding operators, and stocker operatorsThursday, Dec. 3, 2015

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ramada Bismarck Hotel & Conference Center
(formerly Best Western Doublewood Inn)
1400 E. Interchange Ave.
Bismarck, N.D.

Register Online Now

The cost is $50. The cost for additional registrants from the same operation is $20 per person. The cost for students is $15.

Lunch is included if fee paid by Dec. 1.


A block of rooms will be held at the Ramada Bismarck Hotel & Conference Center (formerly Best Western Doublewood Inn) in Bismarck until Nov. 25.Call (701) 258-7000 and ask for the “NDSU Rate.”


State of Beef Industry
Greg Lardy, department head, NDSU Animal Sciences

N.D. Beef Commission Update
Nancy Jo Bateman, executive director, North Dakota Beef Commission

NDSU Research Updates
Miranda Meehan, Lauren Hanna, Alison Ward,Joel Caton, NDSU Animal Sciences

Cattle Industry Outlook: What’s the Next Stage of the Cycle?
Marcus Brix,analyst, CattleFax

Implementing AI in Beef Cattle Operations
Carl Dahlen,NDSU Animal Sciences Department

When to Calve: Discussion of Calving Date Observations at the NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center
Kris Ringwall, NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center

Year-round Confined Cow vs. Pasture Management Systems: Shifting Cow Management Paradigms
Chanda Engel, NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center

Veterinary Feed Directive
Lisa Pederson, NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center

Panel Discussion: Filling the Workforce Needs in the Beef Industry
Maja Behreds,Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation,Jamie Hauge and Will MacDonald, ranchers, and Craig Kleven, Bismarck State College


Carl Dahlen
NDSU Animal Sciences Department
(701) 231-5588

John Dhuyvetter
NDSU North Central Research Extension Center
(701) 857-7682

Jackie Buckley
NDSU Morton County Extension Agent
(701) 667-3340

Ashley Stegeman
NDSU Burleigh County Extension Agent
(701) 221-6867

Lisa Pederson
NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center
(701) 328-9718

Creative Commons License
Feel free to use and share this content, but please do so under the conditions of our Creative Commons license and our Rules for Use. Thanks.