BeefMajor Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of producers who improve genetics by Implementing a crossbreeding program and utilizing Expected Progeny Difference to meet breeding objectives


Number of producers who practiced efficient reproduction techniques (i.e. perform exams of pelvic area, reproduction tract scores, breeding soundness exam of bull, artificial insemination, pregnancy diagnosis or animal evaluation  


Number of producers who Develop and implement a herd health protocol and improve animal health practices (i.e.  follow BQA guidelines, read and follow product labels and obey withdrawal periods, record animal treatments, improve animal handling/welfare skills


Number for people who gained information on beef nutrition, animal health, genetics, reproduction, and/ or facilities and equipment


Number for producers who adopted best practices to improve or maintain animal nutrition by forage testing and using analysis to develop supplement program,  using body conditioning scores of cows to adjust supplement programs, use a complete mineral supplement or work with an agent or nutritionist to develop feed rations  



Kentucky Beef Conference Keeps Producers Informed Despite Pandemic

In order to prepare producers to be efficient and profitable, Central Kentucky County Extension Agents for Agriculture & Natural Resources have collaborated with Beef and Agricultural Economic Extension Specialists to present the Kentucky Beef Conference annually for over 20 years. The assistance of long time business community sponsors has allowed producers to hear from nationally known experts in cattle marketing.COVID-19 restrictions forced the team to re-evaluate how to continue providing ti...

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