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Sept. 12, 2023
By Ryan McGeeneyU of A System Division of Agriculture
(184 words)(Newsrooms: With flyer)
HOPE, Ark. — Charles Looney, professor of cattle improvement for the University of
Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, and his staff will conduct a pair of two-day
workshops in cattle artificial insemination. The workshops are scheduled for Oct.
12-13 and Nov. 9-10.
Each workshop will cover basic reproductive anatomy and physiology, estrous synchronization
and semen handling, as well as pregnancy determination methods and reproductive health.
Participants will also receive training in artificial insemination on live cattle.
“Participants will have three sessions over the two-day course to practice on live
cattle to learn the procedure entirely,” Looney said. “This workshop is one of the
best opportunities to learn more about beef cattle reproduction.”
The courses will both be held at the Southwest Research and Extension Center, located
at 362 Hwy. 174 N., Hope, Arkansas. The registration fee for each workshop is $450,
which includes lunch. Payments must be made prior to the workshops. Registration fees
are non-refundable and will not be accepted on-site. Fees are all due by Oct. 9 for
the October session and by Nov. 6 for the November session.
To register, visit https://uada.formstack.com/forms/beef_cattle_ai.
To learn about extension programs in Arkansas, contact your local Cooperative Extension
Service agent or visit www.uaex.uada.edu. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @AR_Extension. To learn more about Division
of Agriculture research, visit the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station website: https://aaes.uada.edu/. Follow on Twitter at @ArkAgResearch. To learn more about the Division of Agriculture,
visit https://uada.edu/. Follow us on Twitter at @AgInArk.
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen
agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption
of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative
Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work
within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas
System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension
and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital
or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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