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Beef Cattle Production Meeting

Livestock Update, November 1997

Rexford Cotton, Extension agent, Surry County

Virginia Cooperative Extension will be conducting an Educational Beef Cow/Calf meeting on Monday, December 15, 1997 at Windsor High School, Windsor, Virginia. The meeting will begin with a sponsored steak dinner at 6:00 p.m. sharp. All Southeast Virginia and Northeast North Carolina farmers are invited.

The Agenda
6:00 pm Dinner: Steak and Potato
6:45 - 7:10 pm Strategies for Producing a High Percentage Calf Crop -
Dr. John Hall, Virginia Tech State Extension Beef Specialist
7:10 - 7:40 pm What Kinds of Cattle Buyers Want and Breeding Programs to Produced Them -
Dr. Roger McCraw, NCSU State Extension Beef Specialist
7:40 - 8:05 pm Future Approaches to Marketing and Market Outlook -
Mr. Bill McKinnon, Virginia Tech Extension Beef Marketing Specialist
8:05 - 8:30 pm Recognition and Co-sponsors Comments
8:30 - 9:00 pm Mini Trade show and Visiting Exhibits

All farmers are encouraged to attend. Call your local Extension Office on or before December 11, 1997 to pre-register or call Rexford E. Cotton at 757-294-5215 (Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm). Let's learn how to increase profits in beef production. Call Today! MARK YOUR CALENDARS TODAY.

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