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MSU Extension offers Advanced Genetic Technology in Beef Cattle lectureship May 8-9

April 26, 2017 -- MSU News Service

MSU Extension will offer an Advanced Genetic Technology in Beef Cattle lectureship May 8-9 in Bozeman that aims to strengthen foundational understanding of genetic principles and build on them to allow attendees to apply advanced genetic technologies to commercial cattle production.

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BOZEMAN -- Montana State University Extension and South Dakota State University Extension are partnering with the King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management, or KRIRM, to offer the Application of Advanced Genetic Technology in Beef Cattle lectureship on May 8-9 at the GranTree Inn, located at 1325 N. 7th Ave. in Bozeman. 

The lectureship will not only strengthen the foundational understanding of genetic principles among attendees, but will build on them to enable attendees to apply advanced genetic technologies in the real world of seedstock and commercial cattle production, according to Rachel Endecott, MSU Extension beef cattle specialist.

Matt Spangler, an associate professor of animal sciences and industry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Bob Weaber, an associate professor of beef genetics at Kansas State University, will lead the lectureship.

Registration is $300, which includes all workbook materials, refreshments and meals.

For more information about the lecturship, contact Endecott at (406) 994-3747 or rachel.endecott@montana.edu.

For information including the agenda and hotel information, or to register online, visit http://krirm.tamuk.edu/lectureships/genetictechnology/, or call the KRIRM office at (361) 593-5401.

Contact: Rachel Endecott, MSU Extension, (406) 994-3747 or rachel.endecott@montana.edu