OGLESBY, Ill. — University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit invites you to a Regional Beef Cattle Meeting and dinner taking place on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL in Room CTC 125.
The meeting will cover various topics that will help beef cattle producers make profit driven decisions. Understanding factors influencing cattle production along with a look into what to expect in the coming year will be discussed. “Many producers will find interest in cow nutrition discussions and the subsequent effects they have on reproduction. Let’s face it, getting cows bred should be at the top of everyone’s list”, according to Travis Meteer, Beef Specialist, University of Illinois Extension. “Calving season is always an important, exciting time. Come get some calving season tips and gain more knowledge about your herd health’s role in profit.”
Speakers and topics include: Evaluation of Heifer Development System/
Impacts of LongRange of Beef Cattle Production, Dr. Dan Shike, Professor, University of Illinois; Beef Production in Brazil, Lucas Neira, Master’s Thesis Candidate, University of Illinois; Controlling Costs in a Beef Operation/Effects of Extended Drylot Housing of Beef Cows, Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension; and Illinois Performance Tested Bull Sale Update, Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension.
Advance registration is required by January 18th by calling University of Illinois Extension at 815-224-0889. The registration fee is $10 per person, payable at the door and includes dinner.
If you need a reasonable accommodation, call the Extension office at 815-224-0889. University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.
For questions regarding the program, contact Daryle Wragge at 309-364-2356.
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