Nebraska Ranch Practicum Presentations 2016-2017


Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Jay Parsons Introduction to Decision Making
Jerry Volesky Plant Growth, Development, & Morphology
Jerry Volesky Plant Response to Defoliation
Jerry Volesky Seasonal Yield and Quality Patterns
Dale Grotelueschen Practical Biosecurity and Biocontainment on the Ranch
Don Adams Forage and Animal Production Cycles

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Dale Grotelueschen Beef Systems Approaches to Production Management

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Aaron Berger Unit Cost of Production
Jerry Volesky Balancing Forage Supply and Demand

Wednesday & Thursday, September 7 & 8, 2016
Dale Grotelueschen Production Measures for Cow Herd Performance
Dale Grotelueschen Health Considerations for Weaning and Transition to the Next Phase of Production
Karla Jenkins Grazing Crop Residue
Jerry Volesky Balancing Forage Supply & Demand
Jerry Volesky Dormant Season Grazing
Rick Funston Increasing Production Efficiency
Rick Funston Marketing and Feeding Cull Cows 

Wednesday & Thursday, January 11 & 12, 2017
Jerry Volesky Seeded Forages for Complementary Grazing
Jay Parsons A Systems Approach to Production
Jay Parsons Smart Choices: Making Good Ranch Decisions
Jay Parsons Decision Process Framework  (Word Document)
Jay Parsons Decision List  (Word Document)
Jay Parsons Objective List  (Word Document)
Kelly Bruns Use of Technology in the Beef Herd