More Than 700 from Cattle Industry to Attend Range Cow Beef Symposium Hosted by Colorado State University

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Colorado State University welcomes more than 700 cattle ranchers and others associated with the cattle industry to the 20th Range Beef Cow Symposium December 11-13 at the Larimer County fairgrounds in Loveland.

Topics will include industry issues, beef consumer products and marketing, cow-calf nutrition, management practices, reproductive management, animal health, cattle selection and genetics, range and forage management, and markets and marketing.

The biennial symposium, known as an excellent educational program, has offered practical production management information since the first symposium in Chadron, Neb., in 1969.

The 20th Range Beef Cow Symposium is sponsored by Colorado State University’s Department of Animal Science, South Dakota State University’s Department of Animal Science, Colorado State University Extension, South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension, the University of Wyoming and the University of Nebraska.

Past rancher participants have referred to the Range Beef Cow Symposium as in-service training. This year’s program, as in previous years, will provide producer-relevant, science-based information from nationally and internationally known speakers.

This year’s symposium speakers include numerous speakers presenting up-to-date information on topics related to cow-calf production and marketing.

A complete listing of the program and registration information are on the Web at and