Animal Agriculture

The animal agriculture track featured sessions daily at 6 p.m. from February 27 - March 2 and March 6-8.

The Getting Started with Beekeeping session on Tuesday, February 20 at 6 p.m. was eligible for one RUP credit (1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, Priv CORE) for attending the live presentation.

Session recordings are available below.




Upcoming Sessions

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Session Recordings

  • Pasture Poultry

    Published on February 29, 2024

    The presentation will focus on small-scale broiler chicken and turkey production on pastures using chicken tractors. Pasture management, manure management, and mortality disposal will be key areas of discussion.

  • Grain Processing and its Effects on Rumen Health in Beef Cattle

    Published on February 28, 2024

    Learn more about the different grain processing options, primarily for corn, including how that affects grain and overall diet digestibility and the rumen environment. Discuss various scenarios and their appropriateness for different cattle types.

  • Management over Medication: Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Livestock Herd on Your Small Livestock Farm

    Published on February 27, 2024

    This presentation will share tips and tricks for sheep, goats, swine, dairy, and beef cattle herds. Some management ideas will be given on keeping animals healthy on the farm and decreasing the use of medication and vet calls to your farm.

  • Small Batch Cheese Making

    Published on February 27, 2024

    We will be talking about making small batch cheeses: Topics covered will include where to get supplies; some processes, and storage of cheese.

  • Managing small laying hen flocks

    Published on February 26, 2024

    This session will delve into key practices to successfully manage small flocks of laying hens for peak production.