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Alabama Online Beef Course, Weed Control Webinar, and New Cattle Publication

AL Beef headerJanuary News and Updates from AL Beef Systems Extension


Enrollment Now Open for Beef Basics Online Course

The Beef Basics online course is a self-paced, comprehensive course containing lessons on cattle production management strategies in the Southeast. The course contains eight sections which must be completed in an eight week window. Successful completion of the course earns participants a Beef Basics Certificate for 8 hours of training credit. This course covers topics such as getting into the cattle business, forages, nutrition, health, breeding, genetics, and consumer perceptions of the beef industry. Email mullemk@auburn.edu to enroll today. As the course becomes live to the public, you will be notified by email with a link to start the course in January.

2016 Animal Science and Forage Webinar Series

The Alabama Animal Science and Forage Team is hosting a 2016 webinar series focused on livestock management topics on the second Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am CST.

Join us on January 13 at 10:00 AM CST for the first webinar of the year from Dr. Steve Li regarding winter weed control in pastures and hayfields. Can’t watch live? Visit the link below to view the archive after the scheduled date.

Connection Information and Full Schedule

New Publication – Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle

The starting point of a good nutrition plan is understanding the basic requirements of the beef cattle herd. Download and review this newly revised publication for information on how the nutrient requirements of beef cattle change with various stages of production!

ANR-0060 Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle



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