Department of Animal Science



Date of this Version

January 2007


Published in 2007 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report. Copyright © 2006 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.



Appreciation is expressed to the following firms, associations, or agencies who provided grant support for research in the beef cattle program:

Abengoa Bionergy Corp., York, Neb.
Beef Board, Centennial, Colo.
Bioniche Lifes Services, Belleville, Ontario, Canada
Cargill Corn Milling, Blair, Neb.
CRINA, DSM Nutritional Products, Parsippany, N. J.
Dakota Gold, Sioux Falls, S. Dak.
Elanco Animal Health, Indianapolis, Ind.
Golden Harvest Seeds, Waterloo, Neb.
Intervet, Millsboro, Del.
J.C. Robinson Seed Co., Waterloo, Neb.
Montana State University, Boseman, Mon.
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Centennial, Colo.
Nebraska Beef Council, Kearney, Neb.
Nebraska Cattlemen, Inc., Lincoln, Neb.
Nebraska Corn Board, Lincoln, Neb.
Pfizer Inc., New York, N. Y.
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. Johnston, Iowa
Soypass Royalty Funds, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.

Appreciation is also expressed to the following firms who provided products or services:

Abengoa Bioenergy Corp., York, Neb.
American Foods Group, Omaha, Neb.
Archer Daniels Midland Company, Columbus, Neb.
Beef Products, Inc., Dakota Dunes, S. Dak.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, St. Joseph, Mo.
Cargill Corn Milling, Blair, Neb.
Cargill Meat Solutions, Wichita, Kansas/Schuyler, Neb.
Chief Ethanol fuels, Hastings, Neb.
Dakota Gold, Sioux Falls, S. Dak.
Elanco Animal Health, Indianapolis, Ind.
Fort Dodge Animal Health, Overland Park, Kan.
Freezing Machines, Inc., Dakota Dunes, S. Dak.
Gibbon Packing, Inc., Gibbon, Neb.
Greater Omaha Pack, Omaha, Neb.
Hi Gain Inc., Cozad, Neb.
Intervet, Millsboro, Delaware
Iowa Limestone, Des Moines, Iowa
IVX Animal Health, St. Joseph, Mo.
Lignotech, Rothschild, Wis.
Liquid Feed Commodities, Fremont, Neb.
Maddux Ranch, Wauneta, Neb.
Mead Cattle Co., Mead, Neb.
Pfizer Animal Health, New York, N. Y.
Pharmacia Upjohn, Kalamazoo, Mich.
PharmAgra Labs, Inc., Brevard, N. Car.
Platte Valley Fuel Ethanol, LLC, Central City, Neb.
Premium Protein Products, Hastings, Neb.
Schering Plough Animal Health, Kenilworth, N. J.
Skylark Meats, Omaha, Neb.
USDA Meat Grading and Certification Branch, Omaha, Neb.

Appreciation is also expressed to the following Research Technicians, Unit Managers, and Crew involved in the Research Programs at our various locations.

Agricultural Research & Development Center, Ithaca:
Jeff Bergman
Logan Dana
Tom Dreiling
Matt Greenquist
Terryn Hart
Rodney Lamb
Walker Luedtke
Allison Miller
Karl Moline
Mark Nelson
Chuck Rezac
Ken Rezac
Mark Schroeder
Matt Sillivan
Darren Vinton
Doug Watson

Animal Science Department, Lincoln:
Josh Benton
Deb Clopton
Ruth Diedrichsen
Jeryl Hauptman
Janet Hyde
Tommi Jones
Matt Luebbe
Jim MacDonald
Clyde Naber
Robert Peterson
Calvin Schrock
Cindy Stuefer-Powell
Kyle Vander Pol

Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory, Whitman:
Panhandle Research & Extension Center, Scottsbluff Andy Applegarth
C. R. Jewell
Jackie Musgrave
John Nollette
Troy Smith

Panhandle Research & Extension Center, Scottsbluff:
Nabor Guzman
Doug Pieper
Paul McMillen

West Central Research & Extension Center, North Platte:
Rex Davis
T. L. Meyer
Jim Teichert

Northeast Research & Extension Center, Norfolk:
Sheryl Colgan
Bob Frerichs
Kevin Heithold
Lee Johnson

Dalbey Halleck Farm:
Mark Dragastin