Winter Beef Symposium


The Northern Agricultural Research Center in Havre will host a beef symposium from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10. The center is located about seven miles southwest of Havre on U.S. Highway 87. Tim DelCurto, Nancy Cameron Endowed Chair in Range Beef Cattle Production, will share research on weak calf syndrome. Sam Wyffels, doctoral student in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, will discuss winter feed supplementation and grazing patterns. Jennifer Thomson, associate professor of livestock genomics, will discuss expected progeny differences for commercial cattle operations.  Additional topics include small rodent and coyote control, and Custom Ag Solutions will share information on risks and opportunities in current cattle markets. The symposium is free and open to the public and lunch is provided.

For more information, call NARC at 406-265-6115 or Shylea Wingard, Hill County Extension agent, at 406-400-2336. 

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