2018 WNC Area Beef Conference

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There will be an area beef conference on December 7, 2018, starting at noon at the WNC Regional Livestock Center in Canton NC. Several educational topics will be discussed by various specialists from the south. The agenda is as follows:

12 p.m. Registration – View bulls

1 p.m. Welcome

1–1:30 p.m. Nutritional Management of Heifers

  • Jacob Segers – Beef Specialist, University of Georgia

1:30–2 p.m. Heifer Development Program

  • Jacob Segers– Beef Specialist, University of Georgia

2–2:45 p.m. Castration Management for Profit

  • Dr. Tom Van Dyke – Extension Livestock Veterinarian – North Carolina State University

2:45–3 p.m. Break

3–3:45 p.m. Building a Mineral Feeder

  • Jeff Bradley – Rutherford County Extension Director

3:45–4:15 p.m. Live Animal Body Condition Scoring

  • Jacob Segers– Beef Specialist, University of Georgia

4:15–5 p.m.  Baleage Production Tips and Tricks

  • Leanne Dillard – Forage Specialist, Auburn University

5 p.m. Closing Remarks/Evaluation/Door Prizes

6–7 p.m. Dinner and View Bulls

7 p.m. Bull Sale

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