Cattle producers should plan to attend the first ever Grand Valley Cattlemen's Field Day, May 30 at the Western Slope Cattlemen's Livestock Auction in Loma, Colo. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and includes a wide variety of topics include handling and horsemanship demonstrations.
Ty Groshans, director of commercial programs for the American Angus Association, will discuss adding value to calves at marketing time and the importance of age and source verification using the AngusSource program. In addition, staff from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) will discuss global markets and working with lawmakers to protect the beef industry. Other topics include animal health and ranch bio-security, and effective cattle handling and ranch horsemanship, both by expert Curt Pate.
The field day is made possible by the NCBA, Colorado Cattlemen's Association, Colorado Livestock Association, Colorado State University Extension, Fort Dodge Animal Health and the American Angus Association.
For more information about the program or to register, contact Dan McCarty at 303-565-0412 or e-mail email@example.com. There is no cost to attend, but reservations are appreciated to help plan for lunch.
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