BCRC webinars are available and free of charge thanks to guest speakers who volunteer their time and expertise to support advancements in the Canadian beef industry, and through the Knowledge Dissemination and Technology Transfer project funded by the Canadian Beef Cattle Check-Off and Canada’s Beef Science Cluster.
Basics of Backgrounding - Veterinary & Expert Insights Across Canada
November 17, 2021, 7:00 PM MT
Speakers: Dr. Brian Warr, Veterinary Agri-Health Services, Dr. Daniel Pecoskie, Metzger Veterinary Services and Christine Rosser, Coaldale Veterinary Clinic
Are you new to backgrounding? This webinar will discuss some common challenges when backgrounding calves and answer your questions.
Setting Records - Calving Season Data Collection
January 12, 2022, 7:00 PM MT
Calving is one of the busiest times of the production cycle for cow-calf producers. There’s a ton of information that can be collected at the time a calf is born, but which of this information is the most valuable for future decision making? This webinar will discuss the records that are worth spending valuable time on at calving.
Grazing Game Plan - How to Develop a Grazing Plan
February 9, 2022, 7:00 PM MT
Speakers: Jeremy Brown, Ducks Unlimited Canada and Producer, TBA
A grazing plan that matches animal numbers to predicted forage yields should be carried out before animal turnout. An important first step in developing a plan includes defining goals and objectives for the entire grazing operation. This webinar will cover the basics of developing a grazing plan.
Don't Roll the Dice with Johne's Disease - Use our new Johne's Risk-Reward Calculator
March 16, 2022, 7:00 PM MT
Speakers: Dr. Cheryl Waldner, Western College of Veterinary Medicine and Producer, TBA
Johne's testing is a significant investment of time and money, and testing options are limited to testing individual animals. This webinar will review this new tool for producers and veterinarians.