Thu, Jul 09 | Alston H. Smith Jr. Ag Extension Center

Virginia Pasture-Finished Beef Production Meeting - Winchester

See below for event details, agenda, and registration information
Virginia Pasture-Finished Beef Production Meeting - Winchester

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2020, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Alston H. Smith Jr. Ag Extension Center, 595 Laurel Grove Rd, Winchester, VA 22602, USA

About The Event

Interested in starting a psture-finished beef operation or improving an existing forage-finished beef operation?  Consider attending one of the upcoming Pasture-Finished Beef Production Meetings happening at three locations around Viginia.  Specialists will cover a number of topics, including forage management, cattle selection, and marketing considerations.

REGISTRATION

Registration is $10 if registered before June 25th or $15 after June 25th.  Registration can be completed by visiting https://vaforages.org/pasture-finished-beef-production-meetings/.

PROGRAM TOPICS

8:30 AM Registration 

9:00 AM Overview of pasture-finished beef production, Dr. Greg Halich, University of Kentucky 

9:45 AM Forages and grazing management, Dr. John Fike, Virginia Tech 

10:40 AM Break

11:00 AM Cattle selection, supplementation, and winter management, Dr. Ed Rayburn, West Virginia University

11:45 AM Project update: cattle frame size and supplementation study, Adam Murray, PhD Student at Virginia Tech 

12:00 PM Lunch 

12:45 PM Marketing and processing, Dr. Greg Halich, University of Kentucky

1:30 PM Producer Panel

2:00 PM Putting it all together: finishing system and profitability, Dr. Greg Halich and Dr. Ed Rayburn 

2:45 PM Questions and Adjourn 

QUESTIONS?

For more information visit https://vaforages.org/pasture-finished-beef-production-meetings/

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