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Livestock University

FREE for F2F Attendees & FBN Members

Calling all Livestock Producers: Start your Farmer2Farmer off strong with FBN Livestock University, featuring in-depth educational trainings with our expert veterinarians, nutritionists, insurance and biosecurity experts. Livestock University will feature special tracks for Feedlot, Cow-Calf, Swine & Dairy.

Trainings from FBN's Experts

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Dr. Brian Dorcey, DVM

Head of Veterinary Strategy, 



Dr. Steve Dudley, DVM

Livestock Technical Services Director, FBN 


Dr. Reed Leiting, DVM

Head of Nutrition,


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Dr. Erika Nagorske, DVM




Dr. Spencer Wolter, DVM



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Dr. Monty Kerley, PhD.

Head of Beef Cattle

Nutrition, FBN

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Dr. Ben Luksic, DVM, MBA



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Dr. Mike Fanning, PhD.

Head of Livestock Insurance, FBN Insurance

Training Schedules

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Feedlot University

What to Expect in the First 45 Days
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Cow-Calf University

Ranching For Profit Potential
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Swine & Dairy University

Managing Today to Ensure Tomorrow

Benchmarks and management practices to help you start cattle on feed right.

1:00 - 2:00 PM
Nutrition: Laying the Foundation
• Dr. Monty Kerley, PhD.

2:15 - 3:15 PM 
Animal Health Protocols for Low &

High Risk Cattle
• Dr. Erika Nagorske, DVM

3:15 - 4:00 PM 
Day-to-Day Management Strategies

to Ensure Success
• Dr. Brian Dorcey, DVM

Raising cattle is a lifestyle, but first it's a business. Sharpen your pencil to improve profitability of your cow herd.

1:00 - 2:00 PM
Top 5 Missed Opportunities
in Weaning a Calf

• Dr. Brian Dorcey, DVM

2:15 - 3:15 PM
Lowering Production Costs
• Dr. Spencer Wolter, DVM

3:15 - 4:00 PM
Dealing with Drought
• Dr. Erika Nagorske, DVM
• Dr. Monty Kerley, PhD.
• Dr. Mike Fanning, PhD.

Livestock risk management production practices and strategies to plan for the future.

1:00 - 2:00 PM
Selective Dry Cow Treatment
• Dr. Erika Nagorske, DVM

2:15 - 3:15 PM
Manure Management

• Dr. Reed Leiting, DVM

• Dr. Ben Luksic, DVM, M

3:15 - 4:00 PM
Swine Biosecurity
• Dr. Steve Dudley, DVM

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