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2021 University of Nebraska Cow Symposium
August 24, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 2021 University of Nebraska Cow Symposium, sponsored by Elanco will be held at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Albion on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The event will include industry and university representatives and live cattle demonstrations in the Niewohner Arena.
Leah Beyer from Elanco will start the day to discuss how sustainability and social media can influence the beef industry’s clientele to expand beef production. Frank White will discuss Rumensin benefits. Dr. Brian Vander Ley from Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center and Dr. Brett Terhaar with Elanco will examine vaccination strategies and calf immunity. Attendees will also hear about the latest products and research for fly and lice control from Dave Boxler, UNL Livestock Entomologist.
After a lunch sponsored by Elanco, Dr. Elliot Dennis and Dr. Jay Parsons from UNL will give the latest cattle market and livestock risk protection forecasts and updates. Q&A panels will accompany all sessions.
A live cattle demo will follow with cow condition scoring, proper insecticide application, and implanting steps. A range and forage assessment and forage sampling will round out the day.
To register and for meal count, go to https://go.unl.edu/cowsymposium or call Jacque at (308) 696-6700 by August 17th.