– Clif Little, OSU Extension Guernsey County
Ohio State University and the OSU Eastern Agriculture Research Station (EARS) in Belle Valley will be offering beef cattle artificial insemination (A.I.) school May 1, 2 and 3. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. each day at EARS.
Producers will learn the basics of utilizing Expected Progeny Difference (EPD’s), techniques for artificial insemination, semen handling, reproductive anatomy and physiology, and estrous synchronization. On the third day the class will practice artificial insemination on beef cattle. The cost of the class is $100 which covers all materials and lunch. Registration is required and the class size is limited to 20 participants. The class is filled on a first come first serve basis with participants notified once we receive registration.