Heifer Development Workshop

MU Extension is cooperating with Joplin Regional Stockyards to conduct a heifer development workshop in Nevada Mo, at the Centennial Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds on March 12th.  Dr. Jordan Thomas, MU Extension Assistant Professor in Animal Science and state beef cattle reproduction specialist, and Dr. Eric Bailey, MU Extension Assistant Professor in Animal Science and state beef cattle nutrition specialist will lead the workshop discussion.  Discussion topics include:

•    How do you select a replacement heifer?

•    What are the best options for nutritional management of a replacement heifer?

•    How do you manage for heifers to breed back and stay in the herd as cows?

The workshop will begin with dinner at 6:00 p. m.   The event is free to the public but to attend register by March 6th by contacting the Vernon County MU Extension Center at (417) 448-2560. 

You can also register online at https://extension2.missouri.edu/events/heifer-development-workshop-nevada. 

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