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Purdue Extension sets virtual program for beef producers

Purdue Extension beef experts invite producers with fewer than five years of experience and individuals who are considering starting a beef cattle operation to join them for Purdue Beef Basics. The virtual program is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. ET Tuesday evenings starting Feb. 8 and ending March 29.

Participants will gain knowledge and skills related to beef cattle management and establish good recordkeeping habits. Purdue University professors and Extension specialists and educators will lead each of the eight sessions.

Session topics include:

  • Overview of the beef cattle industry.
  • Animal behavior.
  • Stockmanship and facilities.
  • Beef cattle health.
  • Forages and nutrition.
  • Beef cattle genetic selection and reproduction.

The registration fee is $50 per individual. Register at https://tinyurl.com/wwvba92w by Feb. 1. For more information, contact Nick Minton at 812-279-4330 or nminton@purdue.edu.

 Purdue Extension beef experts invite producers with fewer than five years of experience and individuals who are considering starting a beef cattle operation to join them for Purdue Beef Basics. The virtual program is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. ET Tuesday evenings starting Feb. 8 and ending March 29. Purdue Extension beef experts invite producers with fewer than five years of experience and individuals who are considering starting a beef cattle operation to join them for Purdue Beef Basics. The virtual program is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. ET Tuesday evenings starting Feb. 8 and ending March 29.

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