Eastern Kansas

Preparing to be profitable in 2001 and beyond will be the focus of the Cow Herd Profitability School, Nov. 30, 4 to 9 p.m., at the Marion City Building, 203 North Third St., in Marion.

K-State Extension beef specialists, entomologist, economist and veterinarian will be the featured speakers and provide information on marketing cattle, breeding programs, rations, insect control and health programs. Producers will need to be astute business managers, produce a product desirable for the consumers, manage costs and develop breeding programs to meet market demands, in order to meet the challenges of the future in the beef industry. A supper meal will be served compliments of the meeting sponsors--Merial Unlimited, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Countryside Feeds, LLC, and K-State Research and Extension-Marion County.

Participants must register for the meal by calling the Marion County Extension staff at 316-382-2325, by Nov. 20. For more information on the meeting contact Steve Tonn, Marion, County Extension agent.

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