Online Learning: Webinars

Current webinars linked on this page include the following topics:

  • Beef Cattle
  • Pesticide Related
  • Wildlife & Aquatics

Beef Cattle Webinars:

Genetic Testing for Qualitative Traits and EPDs – Dr. Joe Paschal (2016 Corpus Christi Ag Symposium)

The completed map of the cattle genome has made the search for genes that can cause genetic diseases through “loss of function” much easier and it has also enhanced the ability to more accurately predict the performance of animals, especially very young calves, through Genome Enhanced Expected Progeny Differences. (View Recording)

Economics of Herd Rebuilding in South Texas – Dr. Levi Russell  (2016 Corpus Christi Ag Symposium)

As we turn the corner in the cattle cycle and calf prices decline, financial considerations of herd rebuilding are particularly important. The spreadsheet tool introduced in this presentation can be used by producers to determine the maximum bid price for replacement females and to examine the keep vs. sell decision. (View Recording)

Economics of Bull Selection – Mac Young  (2016 Corpus Christi Ag Symposium)

This will be a review of factors affecting ranch economics based on bull selection and use criteria including breed, age, breeding ratios, calving percentages and EPD levels. (View Recording)

Cattle Market Update – Dr. Levi Russell  (2016 Corpus Christi Ag Symposium)

As we move into the next phase of the cattle cycle, it’s important to discuss market trends and to look at where prices will be going in the coming year. (View Recording)

Pesticide Related Webinars:

Pesticide Apps for Your Smartphone or Tablet – Dr. Megan Clayton (2016 Corpus Christi Ag Symposium)

Although there are an endless number of smartphone applications available, we will cover some of the apps related to pesticide application that you may find useful for managing your rangeland, pasture, or crops this year.  (View Recording)

Recent Trends in Weed Management – Dr. Josh McGinty, Corpus Christi, TX

A look at current trends and methods of response for resistant weeds.   (View Recording)

Wildlife & Aquatic Webinars:

Deer Webinars

Deer Population Survey Methods: Which One is Right for You?: Presented by Ken Cearley

Feral Hog Webinars

Wild Pigs in Texas: Control Options for Landowners: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham (video recording of webinar)

Feral Hogs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham

The History and Biology of Feral Hogs in the United States: Presented by Dr. John J. Mayer

Control Techniques and Managing Feral Hog Populations: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham

Feral Hog Disease Issues: Presented by Dr. Joseph Corn

Current and Future Feral Hog Research: Presented by Dr. Tyler Campbell

Wild Pig Management: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham (video recording of webinar)

Pond and Fish Management Webinars

Aquatic Weed Control in Texas Farm Ponds: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham

Managing Farm Ponds for Largemouth Bass: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham

Pond and Lake Management for Success: Presented by Dr. Michael Masser (video recording of webinar)

Farm Pond Management: Managing Ponds for Better Fishing: Presented by Dr. Billy Higginbotham (video recording of webinar)

Wildlife Webinars

Wildlife Tax Valuation: Presented by Dr. Jim Cathey

Wetlands Management for Attracting Waterfowl: Presented by Dr. Jim Cathey

Dove Biology and Management in Texas: Presented by Dr. Dale Rollins

Wildlife Nutrition: Food Plots and other Supplemental Feed: Presented by Ken Cearley (video recording of webinar)

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