ALFRED, N.Y. — Region 4 NY Beef Producers Association would like to invite you to their annual meeting on Saturday, March 18th beginning at 1pm with lunch, brief business meeting and followed by presentations. Held at Alfred State College Farm 1254 State Route 244 Alfred, NY 14802, the meeting is open to all interested beef and dairy producers. Membership is not required however, new memberships and renewals will be accepted at the meeting with a drawing held for 1 free membership or renewal. The program will also serve as a BQA Recertification workshop if you need to renew.
The cost of the program is $15 per person for adults, $5 for youth 10 and under. Buffet lunch with deli platter with ham, turkey and beef with pasta salad, drinks and dessert. Payment will be accepted at the door. We will have door prizes and 50/50 raffles. Pre-registration for the meeting requested by March 10th to assist with lunch planning. Please contact Barb Benjamin, NYBPA Region 4 Chair at 585-610-6536 or email@example.com or Lynn Bliven at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Jerry Rusch, DVM presenting the Relationship between vaccinations and nutrition. Dr. Rusch was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Southern Indiana. In 1991 he received his DVM from Purdue University and then spent two years in dairy practice in Eastern Pennsylvania. He is involved with the Indiana Beef Evaluation and Economics Feeding Program (IBEEF), a retained ownership program through Purdue University. Jerry is currently president and general manager of the Springville Feeder Auction, which is a local farmer owner feeder calf marketing cooperative. Following his presentation Virginia Chamberlain, Alfred State Farm Manager, will give a tour of the college livestock facilities.
The Beef Producers Meeting is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County (CCE-Allegany). The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. For more information, call 525-268-7644 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/allegany. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County