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Virginia Cattle Feeders Association Annual Meeting and Educational Program Friday, March 24, 2000 Graves Mountain Lodge
Syria ,Virginia

Livestock Update, March 2000

author, title, Virginia Tech

9:30 a.m.Registration and Coffee
9:45 a.m.Review of Virginia Slaughter Cattle Sales
Randall Updike, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

10:00 a.m.Genetic Influence on Carcass Merit
Scott Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech

10:45 a.m.Meeting Consumer Needs with Check-Off Supported New Product Development
Anne Jones, Virginia Beef Industry Council

11:30 a.m.The Impact of Implant Regimes on Carcass Merit
Bill McKinnon, Extension Animal Scientist, Virginia Tech

12:00 noonLunch

1:00 p.m.MOPAC's Cattle Needs to Meet Our Customers' Demands
Steve Bryce, Vice President, Cattle Procurement, Moyer Packing Company

2:00 p.m.Cattle Feeder Panel Moderator:Reggie Reynolds, Virginia Cattlemen's Association
Earl Browning, Huntley Farm
Kevin Powell, Duck Farm
John Wilkins, Huntland Farm

2:45 p.m.Questions and Answers

3:00 p.m.Annual Meeting Virginia Cattle Feeders Association


Contact any of the following by March 20 to reserve your space
Randall Updike, Va. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services 540/347-6380
Mike Carpenter, Va. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services 540/434-2585
Brad Jarvis, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Madison Co. 540/948-6881

Registration fee including lunch $15.00 payable at the door
Registration fee waived for members of the Virginia Cattle Feeders Association who have marketed cattle through Virginia Slaughter Cattle sales during 1998-99.

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