OSU beef cattle school begins Jan. 29 in Canfield

Staff report


The Ohio State University Extension Office here is having a series of programs to help Mahoning Valley beef-cattle producers remain competitive.

Extension-office officials say they are ready to help with programs that address some of the most-important issues facing Ohio’s beef industry.

The beef-cattle school will feature lectures from top-notch faculty and industry gurus and will take place once a month starting Jan. 29. The school will be at the extension office, 490 S. Broad St.

Programs and topics for the series will include Breeding Considerations in Today’s Beef Industry, Squeezing Every Dollar out of Forage Production and Enterprises to Remain Competitive in the Beef Industry.

The speakers include Lee Leachman, Leachman Cattle Co. of Colorado; Dr. Nevil Speer, animal-science professor, Western Kentucky University; Rory Lewandowski, Jeff McCutcheon, Chris Penrose and John Grimes, OSU extension educators, and selected Ohio beef producers for a panel discussion during one of the programs.

Registration is $15 and includes all materials and light refreshments.

Details are available on the website, go.osu.edu/beefschool2013.

For questions concerning registration, contact Eric Barrett at 330-533-5538.

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