Extension News

Dairy Beef Feeding Meeting in Oelwein Feb. 26


NEW HAMPTON, Iowa --- Iowa State University Extension dairy specialists are offering a Dairy Beef Feeding meeting Feb. 26 in Oelwein, Iowa. The meeting for dairy beef feedlot operators and agricultural professionals will be held at Two Brothers Restaurant, 2 South Frederick Avenue, Oelwein, Iowa.

The meeting will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with refreshments and registration starting at 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration deadline is Feb. 20, 2009. The registration fee is $20.

Meeting topics, to be presented by Dale Thoreson and Robert Tigner, ISU Extension dairy field specialists, will include
 • Nutrition and Management of Dairy Steers
 • Cost of Production and Risk Management Strategies
 • Carcass Characteristics and Packer Expectations

More information about the program and a registration form are available at the Iowa Beef Center Web site, or by contacting  your local ISU Extension county office or Robert Tigner at the Chickasaw County Extension office, 641-394-2174.



Contacts :

Robert Tigner, Field Specialist, (641) 394-2174, rtigner@iastate.edu

Dale Thoreson, Field Specialist, (319) 267-2707, dthores@iastate.edu

Taylor Gerling, Iowa Beef Center Communications Specialist, (515) 294-9124, tgerling@iastate.edu

Willy Klein, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0662, wklein@iastate.edu