Livestock Financial/Production Workshop Jan. 26 in Marvell

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

livestockA livestock financial/production workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 26, at the Boys, Girls, Adults Community Development Center (BGACDC) in Marvell, Arkansas. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.

Sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Small Farm Program, the workshop will cover both the production and economics of livestock production. Topics include herd health, winter feeding and preparing for calving; soil fertility and weed control; enterprise budgets and breakeven prices.

The Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP) will also be discussed. LFP provides disaster payments to help offset grazing losses. The deadline to sign up for losses incurred during the 2015 drought is Jan. 30.

Lunch will be provided. Contact Arlanda Jacobs, Extension associate and workshop coordinator, at (870) 714-5531 to be included in the meal count or if you have special needs.

The BGACDC is located at 1112, U.S. Hwy. 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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