ORISKANY, N.Y. — Join the discussion solidifying the important connections between feeding management strategies and achieving targeted finishing weights in beef cattle during a free online Zoom meeting scheduled for Thursday April 8, 2021 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. All interested beef producers are encouraged to register in advance by visiting: https://tinyurl.com/LPWTFinishing.
Guest speakers for the virtual program include: Assistant Professor and Beef Extension Specialist from Pennsylvania State Univ., Tara L. Felix and Mike Lapi, visiting instructor of animal agriculture with SUNY Cobleskill. Topics slated for discussion include: meeting the nutritional needs at all growth stages, from feeder to finishing phase; exploring alternative feed options considering raising grain costs or limited forage inventories; feed management effects on carcass quality and finish; carcass quality and the importance of proper animal handling prior to harvesting, plus a great deal more.
For information and resources on raising beef cattle visit the Cornell Cooperative Extension website; http://cceoneida.com/agriculture/dairy-livestock/beef or contact Marylynn Collins, Dairy & Livestock Educator, at 315-736-3394 ext. 132. Email her at email@example.com
–Cornell Cooperative Extension
Livestock Program Work Team
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