The Extension Services of Carter, Custer, Fallon, Garfield, Prairie and Rosebud Counties are hosting the 12th annual Cow Capital Beef Day. This is a program centered around current topics in the beef industry. This year’s event will be held Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Eagles in Miles City. It will run from 12:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. followed by a no-host social and a dinner sponsored by First Interstate Bank, Farm Credit Services, US Bank, and Stockman Bank.
Topics and speakers include: Don’t Spring a Leak in Your Poly-tank Full of Chemical by Tim Fine, Richland County Extension Agent; Improving Protein Utilization in Growing and Finishing Beef Cattle by Elin Westover, Fallon-Carter Counties Extension Agent; Nutrition/Vaccination Programs for Healthy Calves by Rachel Endecott, MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist; Genetics and Endangered Species by Matt Cronin, visiting Scientist Fort Keogh from University of Alaska-Fairbanks; Number of Animals or as “Animal Units”-Stocking Rates by Kym Haile, MCC Educator; and Remote Stock Watering with Renewable Energy and Small Wind-Is it Right for Me? By Sarah Hamlen, MSU Extension Community and Energy Resource Associate Specialist.
There is a $5 charge to participate in Cow Capital Beef Day. Two private pesticide applicator credits are available. Call Sharla Sackman at 635-2121 or Christina McRae at 874-3370 for more information.
Published Jan 4, 2012