It’s time for some Beef 101: For New & Beginning Beef Producers.

Beef 101: For New and Beginning Beef Producers

Do you want to raise beef cows, raise a steer for the family or direct market to others?  Do you want to meet with other beef producers?   Or are you a long time producer who would just like to brush up on the basics?   Well, here is an opportunity for you.

The Richland County Extension Office will be offering a four session class on the basics of beef care.  This is an introductory course that will start the foundations to any beef herd.  Topics that may be included are the types of beef enterprises, nutrition, reproduction, pasture management, handling, and other husbandry needs.

The Beef 101 Class, consisting of four sessions, will be held on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m.  Class will start Monday April 3rd and meet every other week.  The classes will be held in the Classroom Building, located on the UW-Richland Campus.  There will be no charge for the class and everyone is welcome.

When: Monday, April 3; Monday, April 17; Monday, May 1; Monday, May 15

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Classroom Building, UW-Richland campus

Cost: FREE!

Beef 101 flyer 2017

Please register by March 31, 2017 for the class by contacting the

Richland County Extension Office at 608-647-6148.

For more information on this program or if you have questions regarding other beef related topics, please call Adam Hady, Richland County Agriculture Agent, at 608-647-6148 or e-mail: adam.hady@ces.uwex.edu.