Beef cow/calf meetings planned
A University of Wisconsin-Extension beef cow/calf producer meeting is being offered to producers of all sizes and the agriculture professionals who service their operations.
The meeting will be held from 4:30-9 p.m. on June 25 at the farm of Paula and Terry Treu, Simmental breeders, located at 4247 37th Ave., Berlin. Registration fee is $5; those interested should register by June 21.
The evening's agenda will include a farm tour, meal, and speakers.
Speaker topics will include using beef sire selection to improve the herd value, using synchronization to shorten the calving interval and using Timed Artificial Insemination, and incorporating vaccination protocols to maximize reproductive immunity.
There also will be a discussion about rebuilding feed inventories with alternative forages.
Attendees of the meeting will qualify for one continuing education credit for Beef Quality Assurance recertification. This beef cow/calf meeting is sponsored by the UW-Extension Beef and Livestock Teams.
For more information contact Nick Schneider, Winnebago County agriculture agent at 920-232-1970.