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Livestock Update, September 2001

Rexford E. Cotton, Extension Agent, Agriculture

Wednesday, September 12, 2001
Southeast Virginia Beef Cattle Educational Dinner Meeting
Franklin-Southampton Co. Fairgrounds and Agriculture Civic Center
(Just West of Franklin VA, off Rte 58)

All Mid Atlantic Beef Cattle producers in North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland are encouraged to attend the following powerful educational meeting on Wednesday , September 12th. This program is sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Farm Bureau and will be held at the Franklin-Southampton Co. Agriculture Civic Center just west of Franklin VA. A team of Beef specialist and company representatives will share cattle production and marketing trends and production arrangements for the future.

5:30 -- Steak Dinner

6:45 -- Welcome and Introductions

Rexford E. Cotten, Agriculture Extension Agent S.E. VA

6:45 -- Programs for Mid-Atlantic Beef Producers Offered by Moyers Packing

Smithfield Foods - Moyer Packing Representatives

7:15 -- Future Marketing Tools and Strategies for Mid-Atlantic Cattle Producers

Mr. Bill McKinnon, Beef Cattle Specialist VA Tech

7:45 -- Pros and Cons of Area Beef Cattle Producer Associations

Amelia Beef Cattle Association Representative

8:15 -- Question and Answer Period

8:30 -- Adjourn

Plan For Success
Come out and learn about future trends and opportunities in marketing and production arrangements. Mark your calendars today and plan to attend. Registration and steak dinner are free. Call Rexford E. Cotten, Extension Agent Agriculture, at 757-923-2050 or 2051 or your local extension office to pre-register by Friday, September 7th. Mark your calendars today!!

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