Livestock production meeting set for Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Marvell

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciencesstockvault-goat105727

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – A livestock production meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Boys, Girls, Adults Community Development Center (BGACDC) in Marvell, Ark. The meeting will get underway at 9 a.m. and end with lunch at 12:30 p.m.

The meeting will focus on beef cattle and goats. Topics include herd health, parasite control, dewormers, beef cattle herd health vaccination schedules, adjustment of winter feeding for nursing cows, getting ready for calving, pasture weed control, cow-calf economics and the Conservation Stewardship Program for livestock.

The workshop is free. For more information or if you have special needs, contact Arlanda Jacobs, UAPB Extension associate and meeting coordinator, at (870) 714-5531. The BGACDC is located at 306 Highway 49 in Marvell.

The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Program offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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