Educator Training for the Wyoming Cow-Calf Record Management System

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2007: $9,500.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2008
Region: Western
State: Wyoming
Principal Investigator:
Dallas Mount
University of Wyoming


  • Animals: bovine


  • Education and Training: decision support system
  • Farm Business Management: whole farm planning, budgets/cost and returns
  • Production Systems: holistic management


    This project provided training for agriculture professionals in using the Wyoming Cow-Calf Record Management System, a computer database for cow-calf producers to capture and evaluate herd performance data. The training occurred in February 2008 and had 14 participants from 2 states and 3 organizations. The training was conducted over 3 days and included presentations and hands-on time with the database. Participants were pleased with the training, and at least 2 participants have taught courses to their clients on using the database.

    Project objectives:

    Raise knowledge and awareness of agriculture professionals on the Wyoming Cow-Calf Record Management System.

    Increase the level of useage of the database by agriculture producers.

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