The Western Center for Integrated Resource Management and Colorado State University Extension will hold a meeting at the Agate School on April 27 to discuss how the beef business is restructuring. The program begins promptly at 8:45 a.m., and will run through 3 p.m. The cost of attending the program is $10 which will cover the lunch and handout materials provided at the meeting. The cost for other people from the same operation will be $5.
The meeting agenda includes several important topics for the beef producer of tomorrow. WCIRM fellows will be discussing what is driving changes in the beef business. Dr. Jack Whittier will share ideas on how to meet cattle nutritional needs in a changing environment. Resource management decisions for keeping the ranch operating will be discussed by Dr. Roy Roath. Finally, Dr. Norm Dalsted will be sharing ideas on how informed decisions can help determine ranch outcomes in our current economic environment. There has also been time in the program allotted for ranch operations decision structure and analysis, as well as your questions.
Pre-registration is necessary for a meal count. You can do so by contacting the Adams County Extension office at 303-637-8100. The registration deadline is April 23. Late registration will be an extra $5 per person. Registrations can be mailed to Adams County at 9755 Henderson Road, Brighton, and CO 80601. Please make checks to Adams County. Other counties sponsoring the program are Morgan, Lincoln, and Elbert counties.
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