WNC Area Beef Conference and NC BCIP Waynesville Bull Test Sale

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The WNC Area Beef Conference will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the WNC Regional Livestock Market in Canton, NC. This year, the conference will focus on reproduction of the cowherd and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Justin Rhinehart, Beef Specialist from the University of Tennessee.

Following the conference, there will be a dinner served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a bull viewing open house. The NC BCIP Waynesville Bull Test Sale will be on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. To register for the conference, please go to: https://wncareabeefconference.eventbrite.com or call your local Extension office for more information.

WORKSHOP AGENDA

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Justin Rhinehart – Beef Specialist, University of Tennessee

Friday, December 6, 2019

12:30–1 p.m. Registration

1–1:30 p.m. Amazing Grazing Research Update

1:30–2:15 p.m. Feeding for reproductive success

2:15–3:15 p.m. Heifer breeding soundness exams

3:15–3:30 p.m. Break/Visit with sponsors

3:30–4 p.m. Basic anatomy and physiology

4– 5 p.m. Overview of reproductive technologies

5–6 p.m. Hands-on repro training

6 p.m. Evaluation

6:30 p.m. Dinner and Bull Open House

Saturday, December 7, 2019

11 a.m. Waynesville Bull Test Sale