Livestock Management-Economics of Technology

Course # 47-090-452

Course Description

Students will examine new and emerging technologies in livestock production. Students will discuss technologies such as rumination collars/ear tag IDs, implants, cameras, Moocall tail clips, embryo transfer, production records analysis, repro synchronization/protocols, robotic milking, and automatic calf feeders. Students will analyze cost effectiveness of implementing such technologies into their farming practices.

selectSectionStart DateEnd DateCreditsAvailable SeatsInstructorMTWThFSSuTimeLocationCost
Select0001Mar 5, 2018May 25, 20180.310Kory Stalsberg 8:00 PM to 10:00 PMLancaster Public Library$204.00
Course meets March 5, 12, 19, 26 & April 2; plus 2 hours on-farm.

Select0003Mar 5, 2018May 25, 20180.313Edmund Ruff 8:00 PM to 10:30 PMRichland Center Outreach Site$204.00
Course meets March 5, 19, April 2 & 16; plus 2 hours on-farm.

Select0002Mar 6, 2018May 25, 20180.311Edmund Ruff 8:00 PM to 10:00 PMCrawford Co Hwy Dept$204.00
Course meets March 6 & 20 and April 3 & 17; plus 2 hours on-farm.

Select0004Mar 12, 2018May 25, 20180.314Edmund Ruff 8:00 PM to 10:30 PMKickapoo High School$204.00
Course meets March 12, 26, April 9 & 23; plus 2 hours on-farm.