2017 Cattle Feeder Update

Tuesday, February 21 is the date for the 2017 Cattle Feeder Update.  This UW-Extension program is free, but advanced registration is required.  Reservations can be made by calling our office at 715-258-6231 or the Equity Sale Barn (715-754-5227).

Beef Cattle Feeders, Dairy Steer Feeders and Beef Industry Professionals are encouraged to attend.  This event will take place at the Equity Sale Barn Hwy 45, Marion.

NOON –  Free lunch (sponsored by Equity Livestock)

1:00 PM – What Are Cattle Buyers Looking For? presented by Local Order Buyer for Procession Plants

1:30 PM – Feeding & Nutrition Weaning to Finish presented by Dr. Dan Schaefer, Department of Animal Science, UW-Madison

2:15 PM – Market Outlook/Price Discovery Factors presented by Dr. Brenda Boetel, Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist

2017 cattle feeder program

The annual UW-Extension Cattle Feeder Update program is an educational outreach effort to all beef and dairy beef producers, beef industry professionals and agriculture educators.  Reference to a product, trademark, or place of business does not constitute an endorsement by UW-Extension nor implies approval to the exclusion of similar products or businesses.  UW-Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and ADA.  To ensure equal access, please make requests for reasonable accommodations as soon as possible prior to the event.