Live cattle evaluation, ultrasound technology demonstrations and beef carcass grading and more are topics at the Gate to Plate workshop in Laramie hosted by WYOBEEF.
Workshops are Tuesday through Thursday, Jan. 3-5, at the Cliff and Martha Hansen Teaching Arena and at the Animal Science/Molecular Biology Building on the University of Wyoming campus. There is a $100 registration fee, which includes lunches and dinners.
The agenda includes ultrasound technology, USDA quality grading systems, live cattle evaluations, beef harvesting procedures, Beef Quality Assurance, management factors affecting quality grade and a discussion on beef checkoff dollars. The agenda and additional course information are at http://bit.ly/uYpJ4j.
For more information, contact extension livestock specialist and assistant professor Scott Lake at 307-766-3892 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or extension beef cattle specialist and associate professor Steve Paisley at 307-766-2000 or email@example.com.