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Cow/calf producer programs scheduled to be held Dec. 5-6 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Colorado State University Extension will host a series of three Cow/Calf Producer’s Programs Dec. 5-6.

The first will be Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling with sign-in beginning at 9:30 a.m.

The event will be in the Tennant Art Gallery in the Hays Student Center. Coffee and rolls will be provided at the Sterling location.

On the evening of Dec. 5, a second program will be held at the Yuma County Fairgrounds in Yuma. Sign-in will be open at 5:30 p.m. A local 4-H club will be serving a light meal at the Yuma event.

The third program will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Washington County Road & Bridge Shop in Anton. Sign-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. A local 4-H club will be serving a light lunch at the Anton event.

At all three programs, presenters from Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska will provide information on pasture/range weed control, expectations of 2013 range following the 2012 drought, heifer development strategies, external cattle parasites, ration balancing for the cow herd and a market update.

There is a modest registration fee to cover the cost of food and handouts.

To pre-register or get more information, contact the Yuma County Extension office at 970-332-4151. Those wishing to pay the registration fee by check can make it out to YUMEX. If one has a disability for which they seek an accommodation to attend this meeting, notify the Yuma County Extension Office at least five working days prior to the event.


Holyoke Enterprise November 29, 2012