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Woods County OSU Extension Center Invites Producers to Attend Beef Cattle Conference Oct. 12th

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:47:31 CDT

Woods County OSU Extension Center Invites Producers to Attend Beef Cattle Conference Oct. 12th Beef producers from across the area are encouraged to attend the Woods County Beef Conference on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Northwest Technology Center in Alva beginning at 4:00 p.m. Several prominent speakers will be in attendance including Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU marketing specialist, to discuss cattle markets and current trends in the industry and Dr. David Lalman, OSU beef specialist with the topic of cattle nutrition and management. The highlight of the conference is a panel discussion by local stocker cattle producers relating their experience and advice on health and nutrition issues related to receiving light-weight stocker calves. Jesse Chapman, Alva; Jeff Heaton, Capron; Tim Ohm, Alva and Allan Poe, Waynoka will share their thoughts and experiences on receiving stockers for grazing. Dale Moore, with Cattleman’s Choice Feedyard will make a presentation on adding value to your calf crop; Trent Milacek, OSU area ag economist, will review budgets for stocker calves in 2017 and Greg Highfill, Woods County Extension Educator, will discuss wheat pasture management of stocker calves.

The program is sponsored by the Woods County OSU Extension Center and all interested producers are welcome to attend. The program meal is sponsored by Wheeler Brothers Grain Company, Alva Vet Supply, Western Equipment Company, Dacoma Farmers Cooperative, The Farmers’ Cooperative Association and Foote’s Farm Supply. To RSVP for the meal please call the Extension office, 580-327-2786, before October 11.

For more information, contact Greg Highfill at the Woods County OSU Extension office at 580-327-2786.

Source - OSU Cooperative Extension



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