various livestock animals eating grass

Livestock Ration Clinic

Mon, 02/08/2021 to Mon, 02/15/2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm

This 3-day online short course is open to livestock owners of all skills and experience levels. It is designed to teach participants how to develop simple feed rations to meet the nutritional needs of livestock of all types and life stages, while meeting the production goals of their farm.


Mon. Feb 8th 6:30-8pm

Basic Livestock Nutrition,

An overview of ruminant and monogastric digestive systems in livestock, the role of nutrients in supporting animal growth and production

Speaker: Dr. Pete Erickson, Professor/Extension Dairy Specialist

Tues. Feb 9th 6:30-8pm

How to Formulate Livestock Rations,

A lesson on formulating rations using the Pearson square method and an introduction to other tools to develop feed rations.

Speaker: Carl Majewski, Dairy, Livestock & Forage Crops Field Specialist

Mon. Feb 15th 6:30-8pm

Help from an Expert!

Need help balancing rations? come to this "office hours" style meeting to get one-on-one help developing your feed plan

Speaker: Dr. Pete Erickson Professor/Extension Dairy Specialist


A limited number of scholarships are available to individuals unable to pay.