To provide an opportunity for either seasoned or new producers to obtain new production skills or polish existing production skills, The Cooperative Extension Service offices in Allen, Logan, Simpson and Warren counties are offering an “Area Beef Demonstration Day” for beef producers. The “Demo Day” will be held on Wednesday, March 21 at the Logan County Ag Arena starting with registration at 8:30 a.m. and continuing throughout the day until 3 p.m. The program allows for scheduled events throughout the day so come for the whole day or attend the topics that interest you.
8:30 - 9:00 AM – Registration and Welcome
9:00 - 10:00 AM – BQA Chute Side Training
10:10 - 10:40 AM – Reproductive Strategies
10:10 - 10:40 AM – Mineral Needs & Tag
11:35 - 12:05 PM – Reproductive Strategies with Dr. Les Anderson
11:00 - 11:30 AM – Genetic Decisions
11:00 - 11:30 AM – Commodity Feeds
11:35 - 12:05 AM – Body Condition Scoring
12:05 - 1:00 PM – Lunch prepared by the Logan County Cattlemen’s Assn.
1:00 - 1:30 PM - Freeze Branding with Dr. Les Anderson and Dr. Roy Burris
1:00 - 1:30 PM – Hay Quality Interpretation with Jim Wade, KDA and Dr. Roy Burris
1:30 - 2:00 PM - Commodity Feeds Ultrasound Data with Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler and Colbie Rutherford, KCA
1:30 - 2:00 PM – Body Condition Scoring with Dr. Jeff Lehmkuhler and Kevin Laurent
2:00 - 3:00 PM - BQA Chute Side Training with Kevin Laurent and Whitney Carmen, KCA
Included in the day will be a trade show that will highlight the latest in beef production products. Lunch will be provided by the trade show sponsors.
If you are looking for a fee “hands on” beef oriented informative day with the opportunity to view recommended production practices up close, then you will not want to miss the Area Beef Demonstration Day.
For more information contact the Logan County Extension Office at 270-726-6323.
We look forward to seeing you there!