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Virginia Pasture-Finished Beef Production Meeting - Wytheville

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Virginia Pasture-Finished Beef Production Meeting - Wytheville

Time & Location

Jul 07, 2020, 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Apex Center, 290 Ready Mix Rd, Wytheville, VA 24382, 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 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/.


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 


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

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