14 Self assessment of the Arkansas beef cattle support industries. T. R. Troxel*1, R. Poling1, T. Riley1, and T. Justice2,3, 1University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 2Arkansas Farm Bureau, Little Rock, AR, 3Arkansas Beef Council, Little Rock, AR.
15 Self assessment of Arkansas' producers with large cow-calf herds. T. R. Troxel1, B. L. Barham*1, R. Poling1, and T. Justice2,3, 1University of Arkansas, Little Rock, 2Arkansas Farm Bureau, Little Rock, AR, 3Arkansas Beef Council, Little Rock, AR.
16 Self assessment of the Arkansas stocker cattle i n d u s t r y . T . R . T r o x e l 1 , K . S . L u s b y 2 , J . T . R i c h e s o n * 1 , R . P o l i n g 1 , a n d T . J u s t i c e 3 , 4 , 1 U n i v e r s i of Arkansas, Little Rock, 2University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 3Arkansas Farm Bureau, Little Rock, AR, 4Arkansas Beef Council, Little Rock, AR. t y
17 Self assessment of the Arkansas purebred cattle i n d u s t r y . T . R . T r o x e l 1 , M . S . G a d b e r r y * 1 , J . T . R i c h e s o n 1 , R . P o l i n g 1 , a n d T . J u s t i c e 2 , 3 , 1 U n i v e r s Arkansas, Little Rock, 2Arkansas Farm Bureau, Little Rock, AR, 3Arkansas Beef Council, Little Rock, AR. i t y o f
2:30 PM Livestock Extension – Responsiveness Evaluation.
18 Extension response to drought conditions affecting livestock operations. J. Parish*1, J. Rowntree2, J. Anderson1, C. Navarre2, M. Howell1, and S. Seal1, 1Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi State, 2Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge.
19 Extension disaster preparedness: Lessons from h u r r i c a n e s K a t r i n a a n d R i t a . J . R o w n t r e e * 1 , J . P a r i s h 2 , C . N a v a r r e 1 , M . K e e n e 2 , M . H o w e l l 2 , Newman2, and E. Collum2, 1Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, Mississippi State University Extension Service, Mississippi State. L . 2
Relative value of soybean hulls (SBH) and dry
corn gluten feed (CGF) from two sources on
performance and economic return from stocker
cattle fed hay-based diets. M. H. Poore*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Performance of feeder steers fed differing levels of soybean hulls and corn on a hay-based ration. A. E. Fisher1, C. J. Richards2, W. W. Gill*1, and C. D.
Lane, Jr.1, 1University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 2
Impact of the initiation of the Florida Beef Quality Assurance program. M. Hersom*, T. Thrift, and M.
Irsik, University of Florida, Gainesville.
Effects of pen sanitation and plasma protein supplementation on performance of weanling pigs. A. F. Harper* and M. J. Estienne, Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg.
Effects of exit speed velocity on feedlot
performance and carcass traits of Angus,
Brangus, and Braford steers. J. E. Rossi*, J. F.
Baker, P. T. Cannon, and B. G. Mullinix, Jr., University of Georgia, Tifton.
Effects of monensin fed to pregnant beef cows wintered on hay. J. T. Johns*1, W. R. Burris1, K. D. Bullock1, and E. Thomas2, 1University of Kentucky, Lexington, 2Elanco Animal Health, Indianapolis, IN.
Participant evaluation of the Tennessee Master
Beef Producer Program. J. B. Neel*, A. E. Fisher, C.
D. Lane, Jr., W. W. Gill, and F. D. Kirkpatrick, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Small Ruminant Production III Small Ruminant Reproduction, Pastures, Genetics and Modeling Chair: Joan Burke, Dale Bumpers Small Farm Research Center USDA-ARS Convention Center – Meeting Room 201 C
Production traits of Dorper crossbred ewes in an accelerated lambing system in the tropics. R. W.