The North Dakota 4-H Animal Science Program Planning Committee is excited to announce a webinar series for November that dives into a diverse set of professional careers that surround our amazing animal science industry. These webinars are open to anyone, anywhere. Connect with us to enjoy a distance learning opportunity as these professionals talk about their journeys. You won’t want your families to miss this! All webinars are FREE and will begin at 5:00 PM MT. Registration is required.
November 4 – Royal Vista Southwest
Learn about a career that uses Embryo Transfer, Embryo Vitrification, and other services for assisted reproduction in the mare with Meagan Simpson.
November 10 – PIC the Swine Industry
Tune in to listen to Corey Hart, PIC Production Manager for Apex Genetic Nucleus, to hear about how a career in the swine industry can take you around the world!
November 11 – Ag Reporter & Fit Jockey
Find out how a background in clipping and fitting show cattle led Will Bollum to a trip halfway across the world and launched him into a career in Ag Media covering some of the nation’s most notable cattle production sales and events.
November 12 – IX Ranch
Discover the ways of a multi-generational Montana Ranch that offers exceptional quality livestock and the opportunities a ranch holds with Todd Amsbaugh, Chief Operations Officer, and Rich Roth, Ranch Manager.
November 16 – Texas Packing Plant
So, we have steers and/or heifers ready to go to the packer. What's the process for converting them into safe, wholesome beef for our customers? Join Dr. Davey Griffin, from Texas A&M, as he takes us on an exciting tour of a packing plant giving us a better look at the process and take a look at career opportunities in this field.
November 17 – Golden State Foods
Golden State Foods is a food processing and distribution business with facilities around the world. Join Dr. Wayne Morgen as he talks about his career at Golden State Foods and opportunities in the food industry.
November 19 – Claiborne Farm
Claiborne Farm is steeped in history. It is where Secretariat stood as a stud in Paris, Kentucky. From world-class stallions to immaculate facilities in heart of horse country, President Walker Hancock will guide us through his journey in the racehorse industry and the career opportunities it presents.
November 24 – Rodeo Announcer, Ag Broadcaster & Cattle Rancher
Jeff “Tigger” Erhardt and Rebecca Wanner are going to discuss the exciting career in rodeo announcing, communication consulting, Ag broadcasting, and their love for the cattle industry. You won’t want to miss this!
Please feel free to connect with me if you have any questions! I am SUPER excited to have these wonderful individuals taking a moment of their valuable time to inspire our youth around the world!
LALeigh Ann Skurupey, Ph.D.
Associate Chair of 4-H
State 4-H Youth Development Specialist - Animal & Equine Sciences
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY