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Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership

Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership

Same Course - Two Options to Participate!

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.

Registration is Open!

Series Registration - You can register for all four Technical Sessions and the Leadership Symposium for $100 by clicking the Series Registration Button.

 

Individual Session Registration - The registration fee for each individual Technical Session or the Leadership Symposium is $25. You can register for the individual sessions or the Leadership Symposium by clicking the Registration buttons below.

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.

Schedule

  • 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
    • Date: January 27
    • Time: 4:00-7:00 PM
      A self-serve buffet available upon arrival to be eaten during the presentations.
    • Location:
      Watt Building
      1090 Dome Loop
      Sheridan, WY

  • Where's the Beef

    Where's the Beef?


    Technical Session 2

    • Schedule and Speakers:

      4:00 pm - Meet and greet with meal served

      4:30 pm - Welcome, overview, and goals for the evening

      4:40 pm - Presentations

      • "Timing of cattle production for Wyoming beef" - Dr. Steve Paisley
      • "Beef marketing in Wyoming" - Amanda Winchester

      5:30 pm – 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
      • Prepared questions
      • Audience questions
    • Date: February 10
    • Time: 4:00-7:00 PM
    • Location:
      Central Wyoming College
      Intertribal Education & Community Center
      Room - ITECC116
      2860 W Main Street
      Riverton, WY
       
       

  • Leadership Symposium


    Leadership Symposium

    • Date: February 24
    • Location: Casper, WY
    • Location:
      UWE Extension, Natrona County
      Agricultural Resource and Learning Center
      2011 Fairgrounds Road
      Casper, WY

     

    Agenda

    • 8:30 a.m. Registration opens. (Snacks, coffee, etc.)
    • 9:00 a.m. Welcome
    • 9:15-10:45 a.m. Influencer panel
      How to be an effective advocate and leader for the agricultural industry
    • 10:45-11 a.m. BREAK
    • 11:00-Noon Communicating your vision
      Lynn Gordon, Leader Consulting
    • Noon-1: p.m. LUNCH
    • 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Motivating your team
      Dr. Bob Milligan, Professor Emeritus Cornell and Senior Consultant, Dairy Strategies
    • 2 p.m.-2:15 p.m. BREAK
    • 2:15-3:45 p.m. Developing a personal code of ethics
      Kent Noble, Bill Daniels Chair of Business Ethics, University of Wyoming
    • 3:45 p.m.-4:00 Wrap Up
  • Managing the Winter


    Technical Session 3

    • Topics:
      • Livestock Management
      • Livestock Nutrition
      • Livestock Health
    • Speakers: Whit Stewart, Bridger Feuz, and Barton Stam
    • Date: March 10
    • Time: 4:00-7:00 PM
    • Location:
      Roundhouse & Railyards
      1500 Main Street
      Evanston, WY

  • Technology Advances


    Technical Session 4

    • Topics:
      • Sensors
      • Surveillance
      • Traceability
    • Speakers: Eric Webster and Scott Lake
    • Date: April 14
    • Time: 4:00-7:00 PM
    • Location:
      Laramie R&E Center
      470 Building 2 Hwy 230
      Laramie, WY 82070

 

 


For More Information Contact

College of Agriculture 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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