Extension launches virtual program for beef producers
Purdue Extension beef experts will host a new program for producers with less than five years of experience or individuals considering starting a beef cattle operation.
The virtual program, Purdue Beef Basics, is scheduled for Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 starting on Jan. 19 and ending on March 9.
Participants will gain knowledge and skills related to beef cattle management and establish good record-keeping habits.
Purdue University professors and Extension specialists and educators will lead each of the eight sessions. Session topics will include:
Overview of the beef cattle industry.
Stockmanship and facilities.
Beef cattle health.
Forages and nutrition.
Beef cattle genetic selection and reproduction.
The registration fee is $40 per individual. Register at https://tinyurl.com/PUBeefBasics by Sunday, Jan. 17.
For more information, contact Sadie Davis at 812-659-2122 or by email at [email protected].