Range Beef Cattle Workshop 11/2/2017

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, the Marley Endowment for Sustainable Rangeland Stewardship, and the Pima Natural Resource Conservation District  present:


Range Beef Cattle Workshop on Genomics, Herd Health, and Range Cow Efficiency

Click here to download the workshop flyer.



Thursday, November 2, 2017, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM



Santa Rita Ranch, 8200 E Box Canyon Road, Green Valley, AZ



Contact Cochise County Cooperative Extension, 450 S. Haskell Ave, Suite A, Willcox, AZ 85643

or call 520-384-3594,

or email Connie Forsyth ( cforsyth@email.arizona.edu ) by October 25, 2017  to ensure we have an accurate count for lunch.



8:00 Registration


8:30 Beef Cattle Genomics and Genetic Improvement

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, UC Davis Cooperative Extension Specialist


9:45 Herd Health Issues

Dr. Peder Cuneo, University of Arizona Extension Veterinarian


10:15 Break


10:30 Range Cow Forage Utilization Efficiency

Dr. Dan Faulkner, University of Arizona Extension Beef Specialist


11:15 Chuck Backus, Quarter Circle U Ranch


11:45 Lunch (provided)


12:30 Ross Humphreys, San Rafael Ranch


1:00 Ian Tomlinson, Vera Earl Ranch

1:30 Andrew McGibbon, Santa Rita Ranch


2:00 Hands on Session:

  • Trich Testing
  • Genetic Testing
  • BVD/PI Testing

Ashley Wright, Dr. Mike Anderson, Dr. Peder Cuneo


4:00 Adjourn