February 18-19, 2022: Herd Improvement & Bull Selection Symposium

Herd Improvement & Bull Selection Symposium for All Commercial Western Ranchers

February 18 & 19, 2022 
Friday-Saturday– Mesa, AZ

Sponsored by the Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation

Thanks to generous sponsors, no charge for attendance. Friday evening Banquet included.

Speakers–the most knowledgable experts in the country, or perhaps the world:  

Dr. AlisonVan Eenennaam, Animal Genomics and Biotechnology Specialist, Department of Animal Science,  UC-Davis

Dr. Matt Spangler, Univ. of NE-Lincoln  Beef Genetics Extension Specialist 

Dr. Bob Weaber, KS State  Univ. Cow/Calf Extension Specialist in EPDs, DNA markers, selection indexes & performance data

Lee Leachman, Leachman Cattle of Colorado (LCoC) (https://leachman.com) The Breeding, selection and marketing services focused on Angus, Red Angus, Stabilizer™ and Charolais. 

Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef (certifiedangusbeef.com)

Dr. Kelli Retallick-Riley, President of Angus Genetics, Inc. 

Bob Prosser, Bar-T-Bar Ranch (https://bartbar.com) Seedstock producer of composite Angus, Red Angus and Gelbvieh with priority on reproductive traits.

Leo McDonnel, Midland BTC 

Representative from ABS Global (https://absglobal.com)  –  Bovine genetics, reproduction services, AI and udder-care. 

Representative from Neogen (https://neogen.com) Genotyping services and targeted genomic profiles  

Dr. Chuck Backus, QCU Ranch & the Arizona Cattle Industry Research  & Education Foundation, has organized three previous Cattle Symposia. For registration or more information, contact Chuck Backus:  cbackus@asu.edu