Welcome! This site is devoted to sharing research and outreach that is generated by Travis Meteer, University of IL Extension Beef Educator. On this site you will find resources that pertain to beef cattle management, nutrition, reproduction, marketing, and various other topics. The Orr Beef Research Center herd resides on a 206 acre Managed-Intensive Grazed pasture with winter cow feeding facilities. Orr conducts research on beef cattle nutrition, management, reproduction, genetics and grazing. Thanks for visiting!