The Range Beef Cow Symposium has the reputation of being one of the outstanding symposia in the United States. The target audiences for the symposium are commercial cow/calf producers, industry, and extension personnel. Many of the articles are research updates written by experts and scientists with national reputations.

The symposium is presented by the Cooperative Extension Services and the Animal Science Departments of Colorado State University, South Dakota State University, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the University of Wyoming.

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2005

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Eye on the ID, Ray and Linda Gilbert; Andrea Gilbert; and Lloyd, Patty, Sawyer, and Grey Gilbert

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Crossbreeding the Forgotten Tool, Jim Gosey

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Putting BVD Control on Your Radar Screen, Jim Kennedy

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Food-Bourne Pathogens – Control Through Management, Terry J. Klopfenstein, David R. Smith, Rodney A. Moxley, Robert Peterson, and Galen E. Erickson

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A Producer’s Experience on Moving Calving Date, Mark H. McCarty

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Family Communication in Ag Operations: Getting the Cards on the Table, Randy McKee

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Determining the Best Time to Wean, Steve Paisley and Kellie Chichester

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Heifer Development: Revisiting Target Weights and Management Approaches, Trey Patterson, Richard T. Clark, Robin Salverson, Wayen Fahsholtz, and Tony Line

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Factors Affecting Breeding Success, George Perry

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Distillers Grains for Range Cattle, Ivan G. Rush

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Forecasting Forage Production, Alexander J. Smart

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The Future of the Beef Industry, Gary C. Smith

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Getting the Most Out of a Vaccine Program, Charles L. Stoltenow

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Natural Beef in the Feedlot: Risk & Return to Feeder Calf Premiums, Turk Stovall and Jack McCaffery

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“Decoding” the Alphabet Soup of Animal I.D. and Marketing Programs, Jack C. Whittier

2003

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Strategically Feeding Protein and Energy During Wintering and Managing Cow Condition, Don C. Adams

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The Two Best and Worst Decisions I Have Made in my Operation, Barry H. Dunn

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The Economic Benefits and Potential When Using Current and Future EPD – Economically Relevant Traits, R. Mark Enns and Dorian J. Garrick

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Developing Replacement Heifers: Recent Research Findings on Target Weights and Fat Supplementation, Richard N. Funston and Gene H. Deutscher

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The Journey to Recovery of the Range After Drought, Roger N. Gates, A. J. "Sandy" Smart, and Patrick Reese

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Selecting for Carcass Marbling and Muscling – Benefits and Pitfalls, James A. Gosey

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Beyond EPDs – Genomics: Practical and Economic Considerations, Ronnie D. Green

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Supplementing Fat to the Cow Herd, Bret W. Hess

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Early and Fence Line Weaning of Calves: Producers’ Experience, Harlow W. Hill

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Reproduction on the Ranch, C. A. Lents, R. K. Peel, G. E. Seidel Jr., and G. D. Niswender

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Direct Marketing Beef: Pros and Cons, Do’s and Don’ts, C. J. Mucklow and Robbie Baird LeValley

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Feeding and Managing Cows on High Grain Diets, Steve Paisley

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Effects of Water Quality on Beef Cattle, Trey Patterson and Pat Johnson

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Macro Influences on the Beef Business, Wayne D. Purcell

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Value and Use of Corn Milling By-Products In the Cow Herdv, Richard J. Rasby, Galen E. Erickson, Terry J. Klopfenstein, and Don C. Adams

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Managing To Alleviate Calf Scours: The Sandhills Calving System, David R. Smith, Dale Grotelueschen, Tim Knott, and Steve Ensley

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How Will Cattlemen Deal With the Future?, Marc Vanacht

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Use of Irrigated Pastures and Economics of Establishment and Grazing, Jerry D. Volesky and Richard T. Clark

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Traceback, Verification and Animal Identification on the Ranch: “Big Brother or Best Buddy?”, Jack C. Whittier

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Making Sense of Mineral Supplementation, Cody L. Wright

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New Tools for Estrous Synchronization – Costs and Benefits, Doug D. Zalesky and Ryon S. Walker

2001

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Beef Market Outlook, Randy Blach

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“The Best and Worst Decisions I’ve Made”, Bob Budd

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Muscle Profiling, Chris R. Calkins

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Leasing Arrangements for Cattle, Richard T. Clark, Duane Griffith, Kevin Dhuyvetter, and Damona Doye

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Vertical Communication: The Aligning of Beef Industry Segments, Larry Corah and Steve Suther

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Packing Industry Innovations As We Move to the Future?, H. Glen Dolezal

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Effects of Mineral Nutrition of Immune Function and Factors That Affect Trace Mineral Requirements of Beef Cattle, Terry E. Engle

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Economics of Young Female Management, Dillon M. Feuz

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A Cowboy’s Guide To Building Teams, Tom G. Field and Michael G. Hays

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Pine Needle Abortion – What We Know As Well As How To Predict/Prevent The Problem, Stephen P. Ford

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The Use of Ultrasound Technology in Genetic Selection Decisions, William Herring and David Kemp

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Diseases and Medications Associated with the Food Animal Profession, Tim Holt

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A Systems Approach to Production From Weaning to Harvest, Terry J. Klopfenstein, D. J. Jordon, and Galen E. Erickson

The Beef Industry’s New Products Initiatives, Renee Lloyd

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Intensification of Cow/Calf Production: A History, John Maddux

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From the Ranch to the Feedlot – What Works and What Doesn’t?, John McNeill

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Environmental Challenges for the Ranching Community, Ron Micheli

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An Update on Clostridial Diseases/Abomasal Ulcers, R. G. Mortimer and R. P. Ellis

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Emerging Protocols to Synchronize Estrus in Replacement Beef Heifers and Postpartum Cows, D. J. Patterson, J. E. Stegner, G. A. Perry, F. N. Kojima, and M. F. Smith

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The Role of Undegradable Intake Protein in Management of the Young Beef Female, Trey Patterson

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Vertical Communication: The Aligning of Beef Industry Segments, Charlie Peters

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DNA Assisted Selection – A Realistic Perspective, Daniel Pomp

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Managing Young Cows, Dick Pruitt

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Considerations When Selecting A Calving Season, Connie R. Quinn

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Beyond the Borders: International Marketing Developments and the Effects on Cattle Producers, Wendy Radakovich

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Objective Development of Grazing Strategies, Patrick E. Reese

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National Market Cow and Bull Beef Quality Audit - 1999, Deborah Roeber, Keith E. Belk, Thomas G. Field, John A. Scanga, Gary L. Cowman, and Gary C. Smith

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Fat Supplementation for Beef Cows, Ivan G. Rush

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What Are We Doing To Prevent Entry of Potentially Catastrophic Foreign Animal Diseases Into The USA, Gary C. Smith

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Considerations When Selecting A Calving Season, R. Burke Teichert

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Vertical Communication: The Aligning of the Beef Industry Segments, Dave True

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Traversing the Internet for Useful Information, Julie Walker and Kory Bierle

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Purchasing Versus Raising Replacement Females: To Outsource or Not to Outsource?, Jack C. Whittier

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The Value of Corn as a Hay Replacement for Cows, Cody Wright

1999

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Genetic Predictors of Reproduction, Kent Andersen

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New Approach to Estimating Bull Fertility, R. L. Ax, M. E. Bellin, H. M. Zhang, and H. E. Hawkins

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Techniques to Identify Palatable Beef Carcasses: Hunterlab Beefcam™, Keith E. Belk

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Some Effects of Feeding Supplemental Fat to Beef Cattle, R. A. Bellows

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Market Outlook and Factors That Impact Cattle Prices, Randy Blach

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Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations Executive Summary – November 1999, Lynn Cornwell

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Enhancing Management Decisions – History of the Decision Evaluator for the Cattle Industry, Barry Dunn, T. G. Jenkins, and C. B. Williams

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Beyond 1998: Achieving Buyer Expectations, A Restaurant Perspective, Chet England

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Lifetime Effects of Respiratory and Liver Disease on Cattle, Bill Epperson

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Cow Adaptability and Carcass Acceptability – Are They Compatible?, James A. Gosey

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Opportunities to Recapture Demand for Beef, Andrew Gottschalk

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Principles for Low Stress Cattle Handling, Temple Grandin

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Can Cow Adaptability and Carcass Acceptability Both Be Achieved?, R. D. Green, T. G. Field, N. S. Hammett, B. M. Ripley, and S. P. Doyle

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Vaccines and Dewormers – Do We Need Them All?, Dale M. Grotelueschen

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Fence Posts Talking to Each Other, Ronald J. Hanson

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Going Home to the Family Ranch, Sara F. Hebbert

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Consideration of Weaning Time, Implanting Strategies and Carcass Data on Cow-Calf Decisions, Doug L. Hixon

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Snow Management and Windbreaks, R. L. Jairell and R. A. Schmidt

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Development of Multibred Genetic Evaluation, Jerry Lipsey

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Ranching with Regulations, Ron Micheli

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Managing Forage Resources for Bigger Profits, Kit Pharo

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Complementing a Forage Program with Annual Forages, Ken Remmington

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Convenience Beef Products: Trials and Tribulations in Development and Marketing, Jonathan Rocke

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Factors to Consider When Buying and Managing Bulls, Ivan G. Rush and Connee Quinn

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Imminent Commercialization of Sexed Bovine Sperm, J. L. Schenk and G. E. Seidel Jr.

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Ranching Information on the Web, Steve Swigert

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Reducing Harvesting Costs Using Windrow Grazing, Weldon V. Thomson

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Sharing the Range – What Diseases Do Wild Ruminants and Beef Cattle Share?, Elizabeth S. Williams

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Techniques to Identify Palatable Beef Carcasses: Marc Tenderness Classification, SDSU Colorimeter and Near-Infrared Spectrophotometry (NIR) Systems, Duane M. Wulf

1997

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Factors Affecting Calf Survival, R. A. Bellows