Sheep Genetics USA: Improving Genetic Tools to Enhance Profitability

May 11, 2021

Tom Boyer, Ben Lehfeldt, Brad Boner, and Rusty Burgett
Sheep Genetics USA, Board Members

Host: Dr. Jay Parsons, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

One of the production inputs sheep producers have control over are the genetics they choose for their flocks. Sheep Genetics USA is a proactive and collaborative initiative focused on improving genetic tools to enhance profitability. It is designed with action committees representing all industry stakeholders thereby unifying the industry in an effort to maximize demand for American Lamb. In this webinar, Sheep Genetics USA founding board members Brad Boner, Tom Boyer, Rusty Burgett, and Ben Lehfeldt present the founding framework, goals, and objectives of Sheep Genetics USA and answer numerous questions from a live audience.

This webinar is made possible with funding support from the American Sheep Industry Association.

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