Our wildly popular Cow-Calf Profitability Conferences have been reformatted to a series of virtual mini-conferences over 3 days. Conferences will be hosted March 23rd - 25th from 7:00 - 9:00 PM ET dailyConferences are delivered by UK Agricultural Economics Extension faculty and staff through the Kentucky Beef Network funded by the Kentucky Agriculture Development Board. 

**Attendees will need to register for each session(s) you want to attend prior to the conference in order to receive the Zoom link to join the webinar.** Join one or join all, we'd love to have you. 

  

Session 1: Key Profit Drivers and Controlling Hay Costs


March 23rd, 2021  |  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

  

Topics: 

Key Profit Drivers for Cow-Calf Operations  |  Jonathan Shepherd, Greg Halich, and Kenny Burdine

Managing Overhead Costs on the Cow-Calf Operation: Focus on Hay Production  |  Greg Halich  

Hay Production Costs and their Impact on Cow-Calf Profitability  |  Jonathan Shepherd

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Session 2: Bale Grazing and Profitable Cowherd Management


March 24th, 2021  |  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

  

Topics: 

Bale Grazing: Increased Pasture Fertility, Reduced Labor/Equipment Costs, and Improved Cow-Herd Health  |  Greg Halich

Keys to Profitable Cow-Herd Management  |  Kenny Burdine

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Session 3: Valuing Breeding Stock, Tax Management Strategies, and Optimizing Stocking Rates


March 25th, 2021  |  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET

  

Topics:

Understanding Breeding Stock Depreciation: How much is too Much for a Bred Heifer?  |  Kenny Burdine

Tax Management Tools and Strategies  |  Jonathan Shepherd

Optimal Hay Feeding Days and the Consequences of Overstocking  |  Greg Halich

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Project Partners


This program was developed and delivered by the University of Kentucky Department of Agricultural Economics and funded in part by the Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund through the Kentucky Beef Network.

Logos from UK Cooperative Extension Service, Kentucky Beef Network, and Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund


Event Type: Events for Agents, Events for the public



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