University of Maryland Extension

Maryland Beef Producer's Short-Course

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Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 (All day)
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Where: 
Western MD Research & Education Center
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18330 Keedysville Road
Keedysville, MD 21756
United States
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This short-course (two, half-day classes) is designed to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef produciton. Whether your just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-course will have something for all.

Topic areas that will be covered include: determing daily operating costs, understanding EPD's, Veterinary Feed Directive, body condtion scoring, forage sampling and storage, nutrient management, pasture and paddock development as well as many others.

Educational resoures will include: body condition score guides, determining your unit cost of production, budget workbooks (cowherd system and purchased cows), estrus sync planner, grazing and hay records spreadsheets.

To participate in the Maryland Beef Producer's Short-Course, please submit a completed application and registration fee of $75 by Januray 12, 2018. All educational materials, meals (dinner and lunch), and breaks are included. Enrollemenet is limited to 30 participants, and applicants will be notified of their status no later then January 16, 2018.

Registration applications may be downloaded at: https://ansc.umd.edu/extension/beef-extension/maryland-beef-producers-short-course. Contact Matt Morris with questions: (301) 600-3576, mjmorris@umd.edu.

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$75.00
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Contact: 
Matt Morris
Contact Email: 
mjmorris@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
(301) 600-3576
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