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WNC Regional Livestock Center, 474 Stock Dr, Canton, NC 28716, USA WNC Regional Livestock Center, 474 Stock Dr, Canton, NC 28716, USA Beef 5 months ago
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Description:

WNC Area Beef Conference and NC BCIP Bull Sale will be held on Friday, December 7th. The educational program is schedule from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., dinner from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m., and NC BCIP Waynesville Bull Test Sale at 7:00 p.m.

The NC BCIP Waynesville Bull Sale Catalog can be found at this link:
beef.ces.ncsu.edu/…/2018/11/Waynesville-Catalog.pdf…

To preregister for the area beef conference, email your name, address, and phone number to ddharmon@ncsu.edu

Dec 7 2018

Also Coming Up

426 S River Rd, Tryon, NC 28782, USA 426 S River Rd, Tryon, NC 28782, USA Beef 2 weeks away
Description:
Email or call for more information
Addison Bradley
828-884-3109
acbradl2@ncsu.edu

To Register for this workshop, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/horse-pasture-management-workshop-tickets-61430210413
Agenda:
  • Soil Health
  • Grazing Management
  • Equine Grazing Behavior
  • Body Condition Monitoring
  • Pasture Plant Identification
  • Sprayer Calibration
May 31 Fri
NCDA&CS Piedmont Research Station, 8530 Sherrills Ford Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147, USA NCDA&CS Piedmont Research Station, 8530 Sherrills Ford Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147, USA Beef 2 weeks away
Description:
June 4th, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost is $25.00
Register online by May 30.  Space is limited.  
Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7SDF98h_PnaN4kzckpY5IFFhoOInMFeFlJormKGXbibfyvA/viewform
Agenda:
  • Types of fencing
  • Budget considerations
  • Fencing Materials
  • Temporary vs permanent fencing
  • Electric fencing
  • Safety while fencing
  • Hands on demonstrations
  • Fencing specifics for small ruminants, cattle, horses, pigs, and chickens

Check out our facebook event for more information https://www.facebook.com/events/382496029025972/
Jun 4 Tue
134 Government Cir, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA 134 Government Cir, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA Beef 1 month away
Description:

Sheep and Goat Field Day
Friday, June 21, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Agriculture Service Center
134 Government Circle
Jefferson, NC 28640

Agenda:
1. Marketing - Eddy Labu, Extension Agent, Agriculture
2. Nutrition - Dr. Emily Cope, Extension Livestock Specialist
3. Parasite Control - Andy Burlingham, Extension Agent, Agriculture

RSVP to the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Ashe County Center at 336-846-5850 by Friday, June 14, 2019

Jun 21 Fri
3090 Old River Rd, Greenville, NC 27834, USA 3090 Old River Rd, Greenville, NC 27834, USA Beef 1 month away
Description:

Hay Equipment, Demo Plots, Pesticide and Waste Credits

Call Andy Burlingham at Pitt County Cooperative Extension for more information.
252-902-1703

Jun 21 Fri
Cherry Research Farm, 604 Farm Rd, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA Cherry Research Farm, 604 Farm Rd, Goldsboro, NC 27530, USA Beef 2 months away
Description:
July 25, 2019; 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
CEFS' Field Research, Education,
and Outreach Facility at Cherry
Research Farm
Farm Coordinates: 35.3841520, -78.0344300


AGENDA
  • 8:30-9:00am Registration Opens
  • 9:00-9:10am Welcome and remarks - Andy Meier, Superintendent Cherry Research Farm - Natalie Hummel Assistant Director to NCARS
  • 9:10-9:40am Silvopasture systems: Hows and whys!- John Fike, Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences, VT.
  • 9:40 – 10:10am CEFS silvopasture design and some production and soil responses - Alan Franzluebbers, USDA
  • 10:10-10:40am Forage productivity and heat-stress mitigation in the CEFS silvopasture - Miguel Castillo, Crop & Soil Sciences, NC State
  • 10:40-10:50am Break
  • 10:50 – 12:45pm Visit agroforestry/silvopasture site
  • 12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 – 2:00 Opportunities to lease land using silvopasture systems - Sarah Blacklin, NC Choices
  • 2:00 - 2:30 pm Animal performance in the CEFS silvopasture study - Matt Poore, Animal Sciences, NC State
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm Animal performance and welfare in Virginia silvopastures - Gabriel Pent, Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences, VT.
  • 3:00 – 3:30 pm The economics of agroforestry and silvopastures in the Southeast USA - Greg Frey, USDA Forest Service
  • 3:30-4:45pm Closing remarks, adjourn
Jul 25 Thu
3 months away
Description:
August 8, 2019
Ron Ramsey Regional Ag Center
Blountville, TN
Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and program will begin at 9:20 a.m.

Conference Registration:
$20 before July 26
$25 after July 26


AGENDA:
  • 8:00 a.m. Registration and Visit Trade Show
  • 9:10 a.m. Welcome
  • 9:20 a.m. Corn Silage as an Alternative Feed: Feeding Cows and Stocker Cattle - Dr. Jason Smith, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, University of Tennessee
  • 10:00 a.m. Breakout Session: Advancing Reproductive Management - Dr. Vitor Mercadante, DVM, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Virginia Tech University
  • 10:00 a.m. Breakout Session: Stocker vs. Feedlot Health - Dr. Mark Alley, DVM, Zoetis
  • 10:40 a.m. Break and Visit Trade Show
  • 11:10 a.m. Endophyte Fescue vs Novel Endophyte: Impacts on Reproduction, Milk Production, and Stocker Growth - Dr. Matt Poore, Professor and Extension Leader, North Carolina State University
  • 11:50 a.m. Steak Lunch and Visit Trade Show
  • 1:05 p.m. Beef Cattle Outlook - Dr. Kenny Burdine, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky
  • 1:45 p.m. Virtual Tours and Panel Discussion
  • 2:45 p.m. Restoring Feeding Areas Back to Pasture after Feeding and Developing Feeding Area - Dr. Gary Bates, Professor and Director of UT Beef and Forage Center, University of Tennessee
  • 3:30 p.m. Wrap-up
Aug 8 Thu