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Northern NY Beef Producer Meeting

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Northern New York Beef Producer Meeting

NYBPA Region 8/9

Topics

Cow/Calf Feeding for Maximum Profit and Health

Practical On Farm Herdsman Skills

Feeder Cattle Pooling and Sales

Dr. Randy Dew, Vigortone Ag Products (now part of Cargill Nutrition). Randy is aBeef Cattle Specialist in Nutrition from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He works on Cargill’s Beef Nutrition Research and Innovation Group and has vast experience feeding all sectors of the beef cattle industry. Randy received his phD from University of Kentucky.

Bill Gibson is an Ag Community Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie/Otsego Counties. Bill has been instrumental in getting the Central NY regional BeefFeeder sales off the ground and successful. We’ve asked him to come and share his experiences and how could follow their footsteps or add cattle to their sales.

Dr. Amy Thompson, Canton Animal Clinic will discuss common cattle health challenges everyone has faced on the farm. Amy’s powerpoint presentation will cover strategies and treatments for pinkeye infection, proper castration techniques, dehorning, and what you can do in case of calving difficulties. There will be many pictures, videos and detailed descriptions. The presentation will be available for download so bring a jump drive or she can email it to you.

The dinner will be buffet style Roast Beef and Chicken. There will be also be beef cattle related vendors and door prizes again.

There may be a small fee of $5 or $10 depending on how much sponsor money we can get.

RSVP by Friday Sept 8th to Joe Eisele, joe@northernlimitsfarm.com, text 315-317-2414

NYBPA Region 8/9 Pres Craig Southworth, VP Andy Weaber, Sec/Treas Betsy Hodge

Location

Potsdam Elks Club
10 Elm Street
Potsdam , NY 13676