County beef producers to get evaluation of handling facilities at Cooperative Extension Thursday
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

CANTON -- Cornell University Beef Extension Specialist Michael J. Baker will be available at the Extension Learning Farm on NYS Hwy. 68 June 14 to offer area beef producers a fresh evaluation of their handling facilities.

At 7 p.m., West Virginia University Extension Livestock Specialist Phillip I. Osborne will speak about the value of pooling cattle for marketing by videolink. He helped develop and coordinates the West Virginia Beef Quality Assurance Feeder Cattle Marketing Program whose animals are raised with industry-accepted, proven health practices and noted for strong genetics. Cost of the evening program is $5.

To register or for more info: Betsy Hodge, 379-9192 or bmf9@cornell.edu