The 2015 University of Wisconsin Lancaster Ag Research Station Cow-Calf Field Day will be held on Monday, August 3rd from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. The program this year will include a brief tour of UW-Lancaster’s beef cattle facilities and feature three educational topics:
- The Meaning of Weaning—Aerica Bjurstrum; Kewaunee County UW Extension Agriculture Agent
- Parasite Control Strategies—Sandy Stuttgen, DVM; Taylor County UW Extension Agriculture Agent
- Body Condition Scoring—Lyssa Seefeldt; Marquette County UW Extension Agriculture Agent
A highlight of the program will also include an introduction of Grant and Lafayette Counties’ new Dairy and Livestock Agent, Kory Stalsberg. The educational program will be followed by a great beef dinner, with opportunities to network with other area beef producers and visit with UW Extension and Lancaster Ag Research Station staff.
Cost for the program is $10.00 at the door, which includes the meal and informational materials. To help us plan for the event, please pre-register by phone to the Lancaster Research Station, 608-723-2580 or 723-6243 by July 31st. This program is co-sponsored by the UW Lancaster Ag Research Station, and the UW Extension Beef & Livestock Teams. Attendance qualifies producers for 1 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) continuing education credit for recertification. The UW Lancaster Research Station is located approximately 5 miles west of Lancaster at 7396 State Highways 35/81. The field day will be held rain or shine, so please dress appropriately for a mid-summer Wisconsin evening and light walking.
Lancaster Beef Cow-calf Field Day Flyer
Source: University of Wisconsin Extension