The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

V-V Ranch Field Day

Join Arizona Cooperative Extension and the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences for a day at the V Bar V Ranch.  Learn about activities and research being conducted at the ranch and watch animal handling demonstrations.  Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification will be available at the conclusion of the program for anyone interested in becoming BQA certified or renewing their current BQA certification.

List of Events

Research Updates:

Early Weaning
Dan Kiesling
PhD Candidate, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Cow Intake and Efficiency
Colt Knight
PhD Candidate, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Heifer Intake and Efficiency
Ashley Beard
MS Candidate, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Range Monitoring
Dr. Doug Tolleson
Range Management Specialist, V Bar V Ranch

Demonstrations:

Processing Cattle
Dr. Peder Cuneo
Extension Veterinarian, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Body Condition Scoring
Dr. Dave Schafer
Resident Director, V Bar V Ranch

Cattle Handling
Dr. Dave Schafer
Resident Director, V Bar V Ranch

Beef Quality Assurance Certification will be offered at the end of the program for those wishing to become certified or recertified.

Date: 
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Cost: 
$10 per person (includes lunch and workshop materials)

Location

V-V Ranch Headquarters
4005 N. Forest Road 618
Rimrock AZ 86335
Registration Required: 
Yes
Offers CEUs: 
No
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