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Beef Cow Nutrition Strategies for 2018

#askACES Feed cost is the number one determinant of profitability in cow-calf operations. Nutrition impacts reproductive success, longevity, and future calf performance. How do beef cattle producers best manage pastures and feed resources to ensure sustainable beef production? Join us for a Twitter chat with ACES experts Dr. Dan Shike, associate professor of animal sciences specializing in cow-calf nutrition and management, and Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension Beef Cattle educator, on May 31 from noon-1 p.m. CT to find out the latest in beef cow nutrition strategies.

Participate in the chat on Twitter or on the #askACES page where you can hear and download past podcasts too!

Spotlight

2016 ACES faculty awards and recognitions

ACES campus aerial The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois has award-winning faculty in all of its departments. These faculty are recognized for their excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and service at the university level as well as on the national and international stages. read more...

ACES Dean Kidwell named Fellow in CSSA

Kim Kidwell ACES Dean Kidwell named Fellow in Crop Science Society of America read more...

Kelly Swanson named Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor

Kelly Swanson Animal Sciences Professor Kelly Swanson has been selected as the next Kraft Foods Human Nutrition Endowed Professor. read more...