Production Practices and Economics of Livestock Production Meeting Jan. 27

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

livestockA livestock informational meeting covering timely production practices and economics of livestock production is set for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex auditorium on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) campus.

Sponsored by the UAPB Small Farm Program, the meeting will cover herd health, winter feeding, body condition score, preparing for calving, marketing and the economics of cow/calf production. Pasture management topics include soil fertility, weed control and grazing management. The Livestock Forage Disaster Program will also be discussed as Jan. 30 is the deadline to sign up for disaster payments to help offset grazing losses due to the 2015 drought.

The S.J. Parker 1890 Extension Complex is located at the corner of Oliver Road and L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive. Contact Kellye Luckett at (870) 575-7226 or luckettk@uapb.edu if you have special needs.

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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