Beef Research School

The Beef Research School video series covers numerous beef, cattle and forage research and production issues, featuring leading researchers, industry experts and innovative producers. A total of 30 videos were produced between Fall 2012 - Winter 2013. All of the videos can be found below and at www.BeefResearchSchool.com.

The Beef Research School video series was developed in partnership with RealAgriculture.com, and supported in part by the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd. (ALMA) and the Agricultural Demonstration of Practices and Technologies (ADOPT) initiative under the Canada-Saskatchewan Growing Forward bi-lateral agreement. To learn more about the project, view the news release here: www.beefresearch.ca/blog/new-video-series

Adopting Innovation in the Beef Industry

Featuring several producers and veterinarians. Click here for the related blog post.

 

Genetic Selection for Beef Quality

Featuring Bruce Holmquist. Click here for the related blog post.

 

Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle

Featuring Ryder Lee with the Canadian Cattlemen's Association.  Click here for the related blog post.

 

Disposal of Cattle Mortalities

Featuring Dr. Kim Stanford, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Click here for the related blog post.

 

Rangeland Health Assessments (Parts 1 and 2)

Featuring Mike Alexander, Provincial Rangeland Specialist with the Alberta Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (ESRD). Click here for the related blog post.

 

 

Mineral Feeding (Parts 1 and 2)

Featuring Dr. John McKinnon, Beef Industry Research Chair who teaches and conducts research focused on cattle nutrition and carcass quality at the University of Saskatchewan. Click here for the related blog post.

 

Matching a Vaccination Program to the Herd's Risk Level

Featuring Dr. Nathan Erickson from Veterinary Agri-Health Services. Click here for the related blog post.

 

Dealing with Trichomaniasis and Vibriosis

Featuring Dr. Eugene Janzen from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Jordon Holt of Highview Animal Clinic. Click here for the related blog post.

 

How to Assess Riparian Zones (part 1 of 2)

Featuring Ken Lewis, conservation coordinator with Red Deer County. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Strategies to Restore Riparian Zones (part 2 of 2)

Featuring Ken Lewis, conservation coordinator with Red Deer County.  Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Fertilizing Pastures and Hay

Featuring Dr. Bart Lardner of the Western Beef Development Centre.  Click here to read related blog post.

 

Maximizing Forage Acres

Featuring Dr. Paul Jefferson of the Western Beef Development Centre.  Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Managing Biosecurity with Beef Cattle

Featuring Dr. John Campbell, University of Saskatchewan, and Dave Zehnder, a cow-calf producer from Invermere, B.C.  Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Manure Application and Nutrient Management

Featuring Dr. Jeff Schoenau, University of Saskatchewan.  Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Low-dose E-beam Irradiation of Beef Trim

Featuring Dr. Rick Holley, University of Manitoba. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Planning Pastures for Grazing and Hay

Featuring Steve Eby, a producer from Kincardine, Ontario. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Pain Mitigation

Featuring Dr. John Campbell, DMV, DVSc at the University of Saskatchewan. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Antimicrobial Resistance - Part 1 of 3 - The Basics

Featuring Dr. Reynold Bergen, Canadian Cattlemen's Association and BCRC Science Director. Click here to read the related blog post

 

Antimicrobial Resistance - Part 2 of 3 - Research and Surveillance

Featuring Dr. Tim McAllister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Principal Research Scientist. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Antimicrobial Resistance - Part 3 of 3 - Industry Responsibility & Consumer Misconceptions

Featuring Dr. Calvin Booker, DVM, MVetSc, Feedlot Health Management Services. Click here to read the related blog post.

Ruminal Acidosis

Featuring Dr. Greg Penner, professor and researcher at the University of Saskatchewan, and feedlot owner/operator Leighton Kolk. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Properly Diagnosing Causes of Lameness In Cattle

Featuring Dr. Chris Clark, a clinician, professor and researcher focused on cattle lameness and the control and prevention of infectious disease at the University of Saskatchewan. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Using RFI to Select for Feed Efficiency

Featuring Dr. John Basarab, a researcher with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, and University of Manitoba masters student Sean Thompson. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

The Benefits of Extended Grazing

Featuring Dr. Vern Baron, an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researcher who specializes in forages and pasture management, Dr. Kim Ominski, University of Manitoba researcher focused on productivity and environmental sustainability of forage-based beef cattle production systems, and Dr. Don Flatten, a University of Manitoba researcher who specializes in soil fertility. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Managing Winter Nutrition

Featuring Dr. Kim Ominski, a researcher at the University of Manitoba focused on productivity and environmental sustainability of forage-based beef cattle production systems. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Using a Feed Test to Maximize Profits and Avoid Pitfalls

Featuring Dr. John McKinnon, the Beef Industry Research Chair who teaches and conducts research focused on cattle nutrition and carcass quality at the University of Saskatchewan, and cattle nutritionist Dr. Darryl Gibb. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

Safe Transport and Positive Outcomes for Cattle

Featuring Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, an Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researcher who specializes in cattle welfare issues, and Rick Sincennes, a certified livestock transporter from Picture Butte, Alberta. Click here to read the related blog post.

 

How do producers benefit from on-going beef research?

Featuring Brad Fournier, Alberta Meat and Livestock Agency (ALMA), Dr. Reynold Bergen, Canadian Cattlemen's Association, and Darren Bevans with Deseret Ranches. Learn more about the value of research to the Canadian beef cattle industry...

 

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