cattle seminars set
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[January 22, 2009]
URBANA -- Beef cattle producers will have the
opportunity to attend an Area Beef Cattle Seminar, as three are
scheduled for this month, said Dave Seibert, a University of
Illinois Extension animal systems educator.
The seminars are scheduled for Jan. 27 in Onarga, at the
Ford-Iroquois Extension Office; on Jan. 28 in Paris, at the
Edgar County 4-H Fairgrounds; and on Jan. 29 in Carrollton, at
the Greene County Extension office. All of the seminars will run
from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Emphasis during the seminars will
be placed on the feeding of corn co-products and producing a
quality beef product. Speakers will be specialists from
University of Illinois Extension, Purdue University, Illinois
State University and industry representatives.
Co-sponsors of the seminar are University of Illinois
Extension, the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, the Illinois Beef
Association and the local Cattlemen's Associations.
Registration fees for all locations are $15, with late and
at-door costing $20.
The deadline for registration for all three locations is Jan.
21 and can be made with the following contacts: Onarga location
-- Karen Moore, county director at the Ford-Iroquois Extension
office, 815-268-4051; Paris location -- Lisa Ellis, county
director at the Edgar Extension office, 217-465-8585; and the
Carrollton location -- Rick Keim, county director at the Greene
Extension office, 217-942-6996.
For additional information on all the programs, contact
Seibert at the East Peoria Extension Center, 309-694-7501, ext.
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