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October 29, 2013

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MADISON COUNTY — Kentucky Beef Conference on October 31

Make plans to attend the 2013 KY Beef Conference at the Fayette County Extension Office, 1140 Red Mile Place, Lexington, Kentucky and hear from some outstanding speakers from around the country for only $10. The conference will focus on current market trends, management practices of production, as well as ways to improve marketability of Kentucky calves. Through the help of our corporate and industry sponsors, we are able to bring you the top speakers in the country at virtually no cost. Call 859-623-4072 to register. The agenda for the program is below:

9 a.m. - Registration

10 a.m. - Presiding Nick Carter, Fayette County agent for agriculture and natural resources; Current beef cattle situation by Troy Applehans, analyst for cattle- FAX

11 a.m. - Weed control in pastures by Dr. JD Green, UK Extension weed specialist

11:45 a.m. - Lunch

12:30 p.m. - Antibiotic residues and resistance by Dave Sjeklocha, Cattle Empire LLC, operations manager of Animal Health and Welfare

1:30 p.m. - Marketing feeder cattle by Dave Sjecklocha

2 p.m. - Marketing strategies for 2014 by Troy Applehans, analyst for cattle- FAX

3 p.m. -Adjourn

Educational programs of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service serve all people regardless of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.


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