University of Maryland Extension

Beef Producer's Short Course: Series I

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When: 
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 (All day)
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Where: 
Baltimore County Extension Office
Address: 
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States
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Presenter: 
University of Maryland Extension Beef Team
Description/Notes: 

The University of Maryland Extension has designed this short-course to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef production. Whether you're 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: determining daily operating costs, understanding EPD's, Veterinary Feed Directive, body condition scoring, forage sampling and storage, nutrient management, pasture and paddock development as well as many others.

Educational resources 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 January 14, 2019. All educational materials, meals (dinner and lunch), and breaks are included. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants.

Contact Matt Morris, Agriculture Extension Educator at 301-600-3578 or via email mjmorris@umd.edu  with any questions or concerns regarding the course.

Please contact Racheal Slattery, Beef and Dairy Coordinator at 301-405-1392 or via email rslatt@umd.edu(link sends e-mail) with any questions or concerns regarding registration.

*Registration will be live soon*

Cost: 
$75.00
Contact: 
Matt Morris
Contact Email: 
mjmorris@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-600-3906
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