45 min

Dr. Jacquelyn Prestegaard-Wilson: Sustainable Beef Production | Ep. 40 The Beef Podcast Show

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Sustainability in beef cattle production has become a vital concept addressing long-term environmental, societal, and economic welfare. As global demand for high-quality protein rises, balancing it with responsible resource management is paramount. In this episode, we engage in an insightful conversation with Dr. Jacquelyn Prestegaard-Wilson, an assistant professor and livestock sustainability specialist at Texas A&M University. She highlights practical strategies for beef producers, including grazing management and forage analysis, while addressing regional challenges. Dr. Prestegaard-Wilson underscores the impact of empathy and connection in sharing beef's sustainability narrative, emphasizing active listening and open conversations to bridge the gap between producers and consumers.

"As a beef producer, try making small adjustments here and there to see if they work. See if they work for you." 

What you’ll learn:  
(00:00) Highlight(01:30): Introduction (12:33) Settling in Texas: challenges and opportunities(17:33) Strategies for sustaining operations(24:02) Contemplating the modern definition of sustainability and past progress(28:15) Sustainability challenge for producers(34:48) The importance of extension program for sustainability(40:56) The final questions
Meet the guest: Dr. Jacquelyn Prestegaard-Wilson

Experience:
Current: Assistant Professor at the Texas A&M UniversityPast: Postdoctoral Data Research Intern in Select Sires Inc.
Background: 
Ph.D. in Dairy Cattle Nutrition (Virginia Tech)M.Sc. in Ruminant Nutrition (University of Missouri-Columbia)B.Sc. in Animal Science (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Connect with our guest on Social Media: LinkedIn

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- Bioverse
- DSM

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Sustainability in beef cattle production has become a vital concept addressing long-term environmental, societal, and economic welfare. As global demand for high-quality protein rises, balancing it with responsible resource management is paramount. In this episode, we engage in an insightful conversation with Dr. Jacquelyn Prestegaard-Wilson, an assistant professor and livestock sustainability specialist at Texas A&M University. She highlights practical strategies for beef producers, including grazing management and forage analysis, while addressing regional challenges. Dr. Prestegaard-Wilson underscores the impact of empathy and connection in sharing beef's sustainability narrative, emphasizing active listening and open conversations to bridge the gap between producers and consumers.

"As a beef producer, try making small adjustments here and there to see if they work. See if they work for you." 

What you’ll learn:  
(00:00) Highlight(01:30): Introduction (12:33) Settling in Texas: challenges and opportunities(17:33) Strategies for sustaining operations(24:02) Contemplating the modern definition of sustainability and past progress(28:15) Sustainability challenge for producers(34:48) The importance of extension program for sustainability(40:56) The final questions
Meet the guest: Dr. Jacquelyn Prestegaard-Wilson

Experience:
Current: Assistant Professor at the Texas A&M UniversityPast: Postdoctoral Data Research Intern in Select Sires Inc.
Background: 
Ph.D. in Dairy Cattle Nutrition (Virginia Tech)M.Sc. in Ruminant Nutrition (University of Missouri-Columbia)B.Sc. in Animal Science (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Connect with our guest on Social Media: LinkedIn

The Beef Podcast Show is trusted and supported by innovative companies like:

- Bioverse
- DSM

𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺.

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45 min

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