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Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership

Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership

GENERAL PUBLIC

  • The class consists of two parts:  
    1. Four 3 hour technical sessions or workshops held Thursdays from 4-7pm, and  
    2. One-day leadership Symposium, Thursday, February 24th in Casper, Wy. (can be watched asynchronous).
  • Schedule: View the four Technical Sessions and the Leadership Symposium speakers and topics below.
  • Virtual and in-person opportunities are available, and presentations will be recorded. Students will be required to participate in all sessions.
  • Locations: Workshops will be held throughout the state. Locations are listed for each session and Zoom will be available for all who wish to join remotely. For on campus students Zoom will be available in AG 41.

STUDENTS & COLLEGE COURSE

  • AGRI 4990-04 Topics: Ranch Management and Agriculture Leadership Seminar

    CRN: 29466
    Course Coordinator:
    Barbara Rasco, Amy Rhoad
    Office Hours: by appointment
    Course Pre-reqs:  None
    Meeting Days and Time:  Please see schedule below for dates of meeting sessions.
  • The class consists of two parts:
    1. Four 3 hour technical sessions or workshops held Thursdays from 4-7pm, and
    2. One-day leadership Symposium, Thursday, February 24th in Casper, Wy. (can be watched asynchronous).
  • Virtual and in-person opportunities are available, and presentations will be recorded. Students will be required to participate in all sessions.
  • Locations: Workshops will be held throughout the state. Locations are listed for each session and Zoom will be available for all who wish to join remotely. For on campus students Zoom will be available in AG 41.

Past Sessions


2022 Past Sessions

  • Rangeland Research Partnerships

    Rangeland Research Partnerships


    Technical Session 1



    • Schedule and Speakers:
      • Welcome and overview of goals for the evening – Brian Mealor
      • Enhancing rangeland monitoring on the Bighorn National Forest – Derek Scasta and Barton Stam
      • Rangeland Monitoring Panel – JD Hill, David Kane, Zach Palm
      • IMAGINE and NEWIGWG overview – Brian Mealor
      • NEWIGWG Partners Panel – Luke Sander, Andrew Cassiday, and others
      • Invasive Annual Grasses Monitoring Network – Jaycie Arndt
      • Forage and economic impacts of ventenata control in NE Wyoming – Tanner Hart
      • Can we use indaziflam as a tool when revegetation is needed? – Jodie Crose
      • Closing discussion time
  • Where's the Beef

    Where's the Beef?


    Technical Session 2



    • Schedule and Speakers:

      "Timing of cattle production for Wyoming beef" - Dr. Steve Paisley

      "Beef marketing in Wyoming" - Amanda Winchester

      Panel Discussion - moderated by Chance Marshall, UW Extension Educator, Fremont County

      • Introductions - Panel Members
        • James Sewell – Ranch Manager, TA Ranch, Saratoga WY
        • Scott George – Wyoming Beef Council, 2013 NCBA President, Beef/Dairy Producer, Cody WY
        • Dr. Shelby Rosasco – UW Beef Extension Specialist, Laramie WY
        • Amanda Winchester – CWC Meat Science Instructor, Riverton WY
        • Beau Sheets – President and Managing Partner, Genuine Meats, USDA certified facility, Riverton WY
        • Gregor Geortz – Owner, Wyoming Pure Natural Beef, Wheatland WY
        • Jim and Timmery Hellyer – Hellyer and Pokorny Ranches, Lander WY
        • Dr. Steve Paisley - Director, James C. Hageman SAREC
  • Leadership Symposium

    Leadership Symposium


     



    Agenda

    • Influencer panel:
      How to be an effective advocate and leader for the agricultural industry

    • Communicating your vision
      Lynn Gordon, Leader Consulting
    • Motivating your team
      Dr. Bob Milligan, Professor Emeritus Cornell and Senior Consultant, Dairy Strategies
    • Developing a personal code of ethics
      Kent Noble, Bill Daniels Chair of Business Ethics, University of Wyoming
       
  • Managing the Winter


    Technical Session 3



    • Topics:
      • Livestock Management
      • Livestock Nutrition
      • Livestock Health
    • Speakers: Whit Stewart, Bridger Feuz, and Barton Stam
  • Technology Advances


    Technical Session 4



    • Schedule and Speakers
      • Welcome/Introductions
      • Clayton Bedke - Current Research at LREC
      • Maddi Shultz - Current Research at LREC
      • Vence - Virtual Fencing
      • Fabian Nippgen - GPS Mapping
      • Melissa Brandao - Herd Dog
      • Derek Scasta - Estimating range vegetation and stocking rate remotely: RAP
      • Roundtable Questions
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The Leadership Symposium is empowered by Farm Credit Services of America.
Farm Credit Services of America

 

 


For More Information Contact

College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources
University of Wyoming
Department #3354
1000 E. University
Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4133
Fax: (307) 766-4030
Email: agrdean@uwyo.edu

 

 

 

 

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