Short Course Long on Ideas for Cattle Management

Eastern Corn Belt producers can learn about current feeding, management and marketing practices to improve profitability.

Published on: Jan 16, 2006

Ohio State University Extension, in collaboration with Purdue University, Michigan State University and the Ontario Department of Agriculture, is offering a cattle feeding and marketing short course for producers and industry professionals in the Eastern Corn Belt.

The 2006 Great Lakes Professional Cattle Feeding and Marketing Short Course takes place Jan. 24 and Feb. 7 at the Wood County Junior Fair Building in Bowling Green, Ohio. Registration is $30, with $20 for each individual family/farm member. FFA/4-H students can register for $10.

The short course is designed to provide information on current feeding, management and marketing practices to improve profitability. Topics to be discussed include distillers grains, feedlot air quality, feeding out heifers, national ID, alliances and market projections.

For more information, contact OSU Extension beef specialists Steve Boyles or Dan Frobose. Boyles can be reached at (614) 292-7669 or by e-mail at boyles.4@osu.edu. Frobose can be reached at (419) 354-6916 or by e-mail at frobose.1@osu.edu.

To register for the short course, send a check made payable to Michigan State University to Steven Rust, Department of Animal Science, MSU, 2265B Anthony Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-1225.

Registration deadline is Thursday (1/19).