Drought Impact Meeting for Beef Producers
- 11/27/2012 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cow calf and feedlot operator meeting, focused issues related to the drought this past summer. Topics include managing feed costs and alternative feeds for winter feeding of the cow herd or feedlot, feeding programs that utilize available feeds and keep feed costs in check, reducding corn use while maintaining performance, chemically treating lower quality forages and supplementing the forage or drought stressed corn silage, as well as planning for the future. A situation update on beef outlook, current beef supply and demand, and feed price outlook will also be provided by Lee Schulz, ISU Extension Livestock Economist via a recorded presentation. A short update on precipitation outlook from Dr. Elwynn Taylor will be shared via a recorded presentation as well.
Cass County Community Center
805 W. 10th St
Atlantic IA 50022