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The upcoming series will feature information on controlled reproductive management and superior fertility in grazing conditions. (Photo by Mitchell Alcala, OSU Agriculture)

February webinars to cover successful AI programs in commercial cattle herds

Friday, January 19, 2024

Media Contact: Gail Ellis | Editorial Communications Coordinator | 405-744-9152 |

The Oklahoma State University Beef Extension team will host three Rancher’s Thursday Lunchtime Series sessions in February. The hourlong webinars will focus on implementing timed artificial insemination and selection programs designed to achieve a high level of fertility in commercial cow herds.

“These two presenters, both veterinarians, have established proven, data-driven reproductive management and selection programs. They are truly among the best in the world,” said Dr. David Lalman, OSU Extension beef cattle specialist.    

The Rancher’s Thursday Lunchtime Series is free of charge as experienced ranchers and scientists join to share production, management and marketing tips. The following sessions will begin at noon via Zoom.

Feb. 8 – Controlled Reproductive Management in Cow/Calf Operations under Grazing Conditions

  • Dr. Guillermo de Nava, DVM, Salto, Uruguay

Feb. 15 – Breeding a Cow Herd for Superior Fertility in Grazing Conditions

  • Dr. Guillermo de Nava, DVM, Salto, Uruguay

Feb. 22 – Successful Implementation of Timed AI Programs in Commercial Herds

  • Dr. Richard Prather, DVM, Ellis County Animal Hospital, Shattuck, Oklahoma

Registration is required. For more information, contact Lalman at 405-744-6060 or

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