The Bair Ranch Foundation Seminar Series brings nationally recognized scientists and agricultural professionals to Montana State University for the benefit of students, faculty, and the public. The series aims to foster greater public engagement and outreach on innovative research, and highlight agricultural and natural resources issues.

Seminars include a research dialogue that provides MSU students and faculty meaningful interaction with nationally recognized agricultural professionals, teachers and researchers.

Click here to view past seminars on YouTube. 


2023 Spring Schedule

Presentations will be held from noon - 1 p.m. in Animal Bioscience Building, Room 134 and via WebEx at: https://montana.webex.com/montana/j.php?MTID=m818a8a2c1a80009d8bfcb979c1252b77

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Jan. 26 | Sarah Moorey

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Seminar: The Preovulatory Follicle: A master regulator of fertility in cattle

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Feb. 9 | Brian Nielsen

Michigan State University

Seminar: Three Decades of Equine Bone Research

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Feb. 23 | Frank Mitloehner

University of California - Davis

Seminar: TBD

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March 9 | Alexis Bonogofsky

WWF Ranching Initiative

Seminar: TBD

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March 9 | Patrick Lendrum

WWF Ranching Initiative

Seminar: TBD

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March 30 | Matt Reeves

US Forest Service

Seminar: TBD

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April 13 | Juan Loor

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Seminar: TBD

 


2022 FALL SCHEDULE

Presentations will be held from noon - 1 p.m. in Animal Bioscience Building, Room 134 and via WebEx at: https://montana.webex.com/montana/j.php?MTID=m818a8a2c1a80009d8bfcb979c1252b77

 

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Sept. 1 | Zachary Smith

South Dakota State University

Seminar: Strategies to optimize management and production of newly-weaned, growing, and finishing cattle fed in the Northern Plains

Host: Rodrigo Marques

 

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Sept. 29 | Carrie Hammer

North Dakota State University
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Oct. 13 | Tom Geary

USDA
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Oct. 27 | Dirac Twidwell

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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Nov. 10 | Asha Miles

USDA

Beef on dairy: Current use, outcomes, and implications for genetic evaluations

Host: Chris Posbergh

 


2022 SPRING SCHEDULE

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 

Samantha Brooks University of Florida
Topic: Galloping into the Future: Genomic tools for the horse industry
Noon -1 p.m. in ABB134
Click here to view the seminar recording.

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Sally Johnson, Virginia Tech
Topic: The Equine Athlete: Workload Fatigue and Muscle Recovery
Noon -1 p.m. in ABB134
Click here to view the seminar recording

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Brady Allred, University of Montana
Topic: Monitoring Rangelands across the USA
Noon - 1 p.m. in ABB134

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Dave Bohnert, Oregon State University
Topic: Use of Virtual Fence Technology for Strategic Land and Livestock Management
Noon - 1 p.m. in ABB134

Click to view previous schedules of Bair Ranch Foundation seminars here.