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Scott P. Greiner

Title Summary Date ID Author(s)
2009 Culpeper Junior BCIA Bull Sale Report May 1, 2009
2009 Culpeper Senior BCIA Bull Sale Results Dec 22, 2009
2009 State Fair of Virginia May 1, 2009
2009 State Fair of Virginia Lamb Carcass Evaluation Summary Nov 6, 2009
2009 Virginia BCIA Southwest Bull Test & BCIA-Influenced Virginia Premium Assured Plus Bred Heifer Sale Report May 1, 2009
2010 Culpeper Senior BCIA Bull Sale Results Jan 1, 2011
2010 Southwest Bull Test: Sale, Open House, & Bred Heifer Sale Feb 2, 2010
2010 State Fair of Virginia Lamb Carcass Evaluation Summary Nov 1, 2010
2010 Virginia BCIA Southwest Bull Test & BCIA-Influenced Virginia Premium Assured Plus Bred Heifer Sale Report Apr 30, 2010
2010-11 BCIA Bull Test Season Initiated Aug 1, 2011
2011 Across-Breed EPD Adjustments

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Sep 9, 2011
2011 Southwest Bull Test: Sale, Open House, and Bred Heifer Sale Jan 27, 2011
2011 State Fair of Virginia Lamb Carcass Evaluation Summary Nov 10, 2011
2011 Virginia BCIA Southwest Bull Test & BCIA-Influenced Virginia Premium Assured Plus Bred Heifer Sale Report Apr 12, 2011
2011 Virginia Performance Tested Ram Lamb & Replacement Ewe Lamb Sale Results Sep 9, 2011
A Systematic Approach to Bull Buying Feb 2, 2010
Age and Source Verification - Capturing the Advantage Nov 6, 2009
Analyzing the Cost of a Bull May 8, 2009
April Beef Management Calendar Apr 12, 2011
April Beef Management Calendar Mar 29, 2010
August Beef Management Calendar Aug 1, 2011
August Beef Management Calendar Aug 9, 2010
August Beef Management Calendar Aug 3, 2009
BCIA Culpeper Senior Bulls Sell December 10 Nov 10, 2011
BCIA Culpeper Senior Bulls Sell December 11 Nov 1, 2010
BCIA Culpeper Senior Bulls Sell December 12 Nov 6, 2009
Basic Strategies for Buying the Right Bull May 8, 2009
Beef Cattle Breeds and Biological Types

Worldwide there are more than 250 breeds of beef cattle. Over 60 of these breeds are present in the United States. However, a relatively small number of breeds (less than 20) constitute the majority of the genetics utilized in the U.S. for commercial beef production.

May 1, 2009 400-803
Beef Cattle Reproduction Symposium Scheduled August 5 and 6 in Nashville, TN Jun 1, 2010
Beef Cow Size, Efficiency and Profit May 8, 2009
Beef Management Tips May 1, 2009
Bull Selection: Establishing Benchmarks Jan 27, 2011
Cassady Featured Speaker at Beef Convention for Virginia BCIA Educational Program February 12 Feb 2, 2010
Cattle Identification: Freeze Branding

Individual animal identification is essential if beef producers are to properly manage animals and their production records. Yet at present, less than 50 percent of the cattle in the United States have any form of individual identification (USDA-APHIS, 1997).

May 1, 2009 400-301
Changing Times: Management Considerations for Cow-Calf Producers May 8, 2009
Considering Retained Ownership as a Marketing Option Sep 30, 2009
Cow Herd Performance and Profitability: Measuring How You Stack Up Mar 29, 2010
Crossbreeding - Its Cool Again! Part 2 Dec 22, 2009
Crossbreeding - Its Cool Again!: Part 3 Feb 2, 2010
Crossbreeding Beef Cattle

The economic climate of today’s beef business is challenging. Commercial cow-calf producers are faced with optimizing a number of economically important traits, while simultaneously reducing costs of production in order to remain competitive. Traits such as reproduction, growth, maternal ability, and end product merit all influence productivity and profitability of the beef enterprise.

May 1, 2009 400-805
Crossbreeding “Revisited” Oct 1, 2010
Crossbreeding- Its Cool Again! Part 1 Dec 3, 2009
Crossbreeding- The Lost Art?: Part 1 May 8, 2009
Crossbreeding- The Lost Art?: Part 2 May 8, 2009
Crossbreeding- The Lost Art?: Part 3 May 8, 2009
DNA Selection - The Basics Nov 6, 2009
Dates To Remember Jun 8, 2010
Dates to Remember Oct 12, 2011
Dates to Remember Sep 9, 2011
Dates to Remember Aug 1, 2011
Dates to Remember Jun 7, 2011
Dates to Remember May 4, 2011
Dates to Remember Apr 12, 2011
Dates to Remember Feb 28, 2011
Dates to Remember Jan 27, 2011
Dates to Remember Jan 1, 2011
Dates to Remember Dec 3, 2010
Dates to Remember Nov 1, 2010
Dates to Remember Oct 1, 2010
Dates to Remember Sep 1, 2010
Dates to Remember Aug 9, 2010
Dates to Remember Apr 29, 2010
Dates to Remember Mar 29, 2010
Dates to Remember Mar 3, 2010
Dates to Remember Feb 2, 2010
Dates to Remember Dec 3, 2009
Dates to Remember Dec 3, 2009
Dates to Remember Nov 5, 2009
Dates to Remember Sep 30, 2009
Dates to Remember - July 2009 Jul 10, 2009
Dates to Remember - June 2009 Jun 1, 2009
Dates to Remember - May 2009 May 1, 2009
Dealing with Sheep Parasites May 1, 2009
December Beef Management Calendar Dec 12, 2011
December Beef Management Calendar Dec 3, 2010
December Beef Management Calendar Dec 3, 2009
Details Announced for 2009-10 Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Station Program Jun 1, 2009
Details of 2010 Virginia Ram Lamb Performance Test Mar 3, 2010
Dr. Dan Moser Featured Speaker for VT Beef Webinar January 11 Dec 3, 2010
Dr. Dan Moser Featured Speaker for VT Beef Webinar January 11 Dec 3, 2010
Ewe Management Tips: Mid and Late Gestation Dec 3, 2010
Expansion Decisions for the Part-Time Sheep Producer Jan 27, 2011
Fall 2011 VQA Sire EPD Specifications Sep 9, 2011
Fall Flock Management Tips Sep 1, 2009
Fall Lamb Management Aug 11, 2010
February Beef Management Calendar Jan 27, 2011
February Beef Management Calendar Feb 2, 2010
Flock Management Tips - Fall Sep 1, 2010
Flock Management Tips – Fall Sep 9, 2011
Hokie Harvest Sale Oct 1, 2010
January Beef Management Calendar Jan 1, 2011
January Beef Management Calendar Dec 22, 2009
July Beef Management Calendar Jul 10, 2009
June Beef Management Calendar Jun 1, 2010
June Beef Management Calendar Jun 1, 2009
June-July Beef Management Calendar Jun 7, 2011
Lawrence Featured Speaker for VT Beef Webinar January 14 Dec 22, 2009
Livestock Update - April 2010 Mar 29, 2010
Livestock Update - April 2011 Apr 11, 2011
Livestock Update - August 2010 Aug 1, 2010
Livestock Update - August 2011 Aug 1, 2011
Livestock Update - December 2010 Dec 3, 2010
Livestock Update - December 2011 Dec 12, 2011
Livestock Update - February 2011 Jan 27, 2011
Livestock Update - January 2011 Jan 1, 2011
Livestock Update - January 2012 Jan 27, 2012 APSC-6
Livestock Update - June - July 2011 Jun 11, 2011
Livestock Update - June 2010 Jun 1, 2010
Livestock Update - March 2010 Mar 2, 2010
Livestock Update - March 2011 Mar 1, 2011
Livestock Update - May 2010 Apr 29, 2010
Livestock Update - May 2011 Apr 11, 2011
Livestock Update - November 2010 Nov 1, 2010
Livestock Update - November 2011 Nov 10, 2011
Livestock Update - October 2010 Oct 1, 2010
Livestock Update - October 2011 Oct 12, 2011
Livestock Update - September 2010 Sep 1, 2010
Livestock Update - September 2011 Sep 7, 2011
Livestock Update, April 2014

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Apr 18, 2014 APSC-57NP
Livestock Update, August 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Aug 16, 2012 APSC-21
Livestock Update, August 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Aug 9, 2013 APSC-45
Livestock Update, December 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Dec 20, 2012 APSC-33
Livestock Update, February 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Feb 17, 2012 APSC-9
Livestock Update, February 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Feb 4, 2013 APSC-37
Livestock Update, February 2014

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Feb 27, 2014 APSC-56NP
Livestock Update, January 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Jan 25, 2013 APSC-36
Livestock Update, June-July 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Jul 16, 2012 APSC-20
Livestock Update, June/July 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Jul 15, 2013 APSC-44
Livestock Update, March 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Mar 1, 2013 APSC-38
Livestock Update, March/April 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Apr 24, 2012 APSC-13
Livestock Update, May 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

May 30, 2012 APSC-17
Livestock Update, May 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Apr 26, 2013 APSC-42
Livestock Update, November 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Oct 26, 2012 APSC-30NP
Livestock Update, November/December 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Dec 6, 2013 APSC-53NP
Livestock Update, October 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Oct 11, 2013 APSC-49NP
Livestock Update, September 2012

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Sep 17, 2012 APSC-24NP
Livestock Update, September 2013

This LIVESTOCK UPDATE contains timely subject matter on beef cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, swine, and related junior work. Use this material as you see fit for local newspapers, radio programs, newsletters, and for the formulation of recommendations.

Sep 16, 2013 APSC-45NP
Making Performance Tested Bulls- Determining Their Value May 8, 2009
Management for Spring Breeding Apr 12, 2011
Managing Internal Parasites Jun 1, 2010
March Beef Management Calendar Feb 28, 2011
March Beef Management Calendar Mar 3, 2010
May Beef Management Calendar Apr 30, 2010
Measuring the Value of Retained Ownership May 8, 2009
Newborn Lamb Management Feb 2, 2010
Newborn Lamb Management May 1, 2009 410-026
November Beef Management Calendar Nov 10, 2011
November Beef Management Calendar Nov 1, 2010
November Beef Management Calendar Nov 5, 2009
Nueropathic Hydrocephaly – Information for Cow-Calf Producers Jul 10, 2009
October Beef Management Calendar Oct 12, 2011
October Beef Management Calendar Oct 1, 2010
October Beef Management Calendar Sep 30, 2009
Parasite Control in Your Sheep and Goats - Fecal Egg Counts and FAMACHA Aug 1, 2011
Parasite Management Strategies for Sheep May 4, 2011
Practical Experiences With CIDRs Sep 12, 2011
Selection for Carcass Traits: New Tools May 8, 2009
September Beef Management Calendar Sep 9, 2011
September Beef Management Calendar Sep 1, 2010
September Beef Management Calendar Sep 1, 2009
Sheep Field Day, 36th Annual Virginia Performance Tested Ram Lamb Sale and Replacement Ewe Lamb Sale Aug 1, 2011
Sheep Foot Care and Treatment Mar 29, 2010
Sheep Management 101 Workshop and Shepherd’s Symposium scheduled for January 8-9, 2010 Nov 6, 2009
Sheep Management Schedule May 1, 2009 410-365
Sheep Management Tips - Late Fall Nov 10, 2011
Sheep Management Tips - Late Fall Nov 1, 2010
Sheep Management Tips - Late Fall Nov 6, 2009
Sheep Parasite Management Strategies Apr 30, 2010
Sheep Update Dec 12, 2011
Sheep Update Sep 9, 2011
Sheep Update Feb 28, 2011
Sheep Update Jan 1, 2011
Sheep Update Sep 1, 2010
Sheep Update Aug 11, 2010
Sheep Update Jun 1, 2010
Sheep Update Dec 22, 2009
Sheep Update Sep 1, 2009
Sheep Update Jul 10, 2009
Sheep Update Jun 1, 2009
Sheep Update Aug 1, 2011
Sheep Update Jun 7, 2011
Shepherd’s Symposium Scheduled for January 15 Nov 1, 2010
Shepherd’s Symposium Scheduled for January 7 Nov 10, 2011
Shepherd’s Symposium scheduled for January 15, 2011 Dec 3, 2010
Sire EPD Specifications for VQA- Spring 2010 Mar 3, 2010
State Fair of Virginia Lamb Carcass Contest Summary 1999-2010 Nov 1, 2010
Strategies for Coping with Drought for the Sheep Flock Aug 11, 2010
Summer Management of Replacement Ewe Lambs Jul 10, 2009
Ten Steps to Buying the Right Bull Nov 10, 2011
The Optimum Cow May 8, 2009
The Value of Crossbreeding in the Beef Business Sep 1, 2010
The Value of a Good Bull May 8, 2009
Tips for a Successful Breeding Season Aug 1, 2011
Tips for a Successful Breeding Season Aug 3, 2009
Tips to Becoming More Efficient in Cow-Calf Business Aug 3, 2009
Tri State Cow/Calf Conference Jun 7, 2011
Tri-State Beef Conference To Be Hosted August 15-16 Jun 7, 2011
Tri-State Cow-Calf Conference Sep 1, 2009
Tri-State Stocker Conference Aug 11, 2010
Tri-State Stocker Conference To Be Hosted August 17-18 Jun 1, 2010
USDA Announces Results of Lamb Checkoff Program Referendum May 1, 2009
Understanding Expected Progeny Differences (EPDs)

Expected progeny differences (EPDs) provide estimates of the genetic value of an animal as a parent. Specifically, differences in EPDs between two individuals of the same breed predict differences in performance between their future offspring when each is mated to animals of the same average genetic merit.

May 1, 2009 400-804
Understanding and Utilizing Across Breed EPDs Jan 1, 2011
VQA Sire EPD Specifications Fall 2009 Sep 30, 2009
VQA Sire EPD Specifications Fall 2010 Oct 1, 2010
Virginia 4-H Ewe Flock Project Guide May 1, 2009 410-089
Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Program Summary 2008-09 May 1, 2009
Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Program Summary 2009-10 Jun 1, 2010
Virginia BCIA Central Bull Test Program Summary 2010-11 May 4, 2011
Virginia Cow Herd Performance Check-Up

Profitability of the cow/calf enterprise within any particular year is impacted by several factors. A cursory analysis of the most basic farm records can quantify important issues affecting herd success such as reproductive performance, calf growth and weaning weight, calf health performance, market price, and herd turnover.

May 1, 2009 400-791
Virginia Retained Ownership Program Summary Sep 1, 2010
Virginia Simmental Field Day Scheduled for October 7 Sep 1, 2009
Virginia Simmental Field Day Set for October 6 Aug 11, 2010
Virginia-North Carolina Shepherds’ Symposium - January 7, 2012 Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA Dec 12, 2011
Virginia-North Carolina Shepherds’ Symposium - January 8-9, 2010 Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA Dec 22, 2009
Virginia-North Carolina Shepherds’ Symposium Augusta County Government Center, Verona, VA January 15, 2011 Jan 1, 2011
What is Age and Source Verification? May 8, 2009
Why Cattle Differ in Value: Virginia Retained Ownership Program Summary May 8, 2009
Yearling Bull Management Feb 28, 2011
Yearling Bull Management Mar 3, 2010