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National Beef Cattle Evaluation Consortium: 2022 “Brown Bagger” Series

October 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Updates on Tools and Strategies to Genetically Improve
Beef Cattle
2022 “Brown Bagger” Webinar Series
All sessions begin at Noon Central Time

October 5 – Opportunities for improving selection for fed cattle
Host, Dr. Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Genetic control of heart conditions of feedlot cattle – Dr. Scott Speidel, Colorado State

Selection indexes for beef x dairy matings-Chip Kemp, American Simmental Association

October 12 – New trait and innovative thoughts on funding
Host, Dr. Darrh Bullock, University of Kentucky

Selection for female fertility: Updates from American Angus – Ms. Kelli Retallick, President,
Angus Genetics, Inc.

Funding continued data collection and genetic improvement – Dr. Rob Banks, University of
New England, Armidale, Australia

October 19 – Advancing cattle management and selection through technology
Host, Dr. Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

An introduction to machine learning and the other AI: Potential applications to beef cattle–

Dr. Juan Pedro Steibel, Iowa State University

Use of in-pen partial body weights in beef cattle. Dr. Mike MacNeil, Delta G

October 26 – The benefits of international collaborations
Host, Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University

Building an international wiki on data collection and genetic evaluations – Dr. Andrew
Cromie, Irish Cattle Breeding Federation

Who cares what the rest of the world is doing? I do! – Dr. Darrh Bullock, University of

Invitation to the 2023 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Symposium, Calgary, Alberta,
Canada, July 3-7


October 5, 2022
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm