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Grass Fed Beef

Filed Under: Beef

Grass Fed Beef provides educational information to beef producers to aid in their production of a high quality grass-fed beef product that is currently in demand by local consumers.

Target Audience(s):

Beef cattle producers

Objectives:

Participants will:

  • Be introduced to a value-added market for cattle;
  • Connect with an informed, regional, contact person for farmers;
  • Learn to incorporate beef into their existing crop/forage programs;
  • Increase economic impact within local communities as farmers retain or purchase cattle, supplies, etc., to finish on forages; and
  • Learn to optimize genetics and identify animals who will gain and finish rapidly on forage systems – thus decreasing age at slaughter and environmental impacts.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1-5

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 3

Program Delivery:

  • Demonstrations
  • Educational Class
  • Group Discussion
  • Technical Assistance

Primary Contact:

Dr. Brandi Karisch, brandi.karisch@msstate.edu

 

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Contacts

Assoc Extension/Research Prof
Beef Cattle, Nutrition, Management