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August 06, 2007   Email to Friend 

BEEF CATTLE NUTRITION SERIES CONTINUES AUG. 28
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
August 06, 2007

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The 2007 Beef Cattle Nutrition Short Course, a program of the Gulf Coast Beef Education Alliance, the Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association and the Extension systems of Alabama, Mississippi State, University of Florida and Louisiana State, continues this month with an Aug. 28 videoconference on "Reducing Stored Feed Needs."

The videoconference, which is one of five addressing the nutritional aspects of beef cattle operations, will be held at the following interactive video sites throughout Alabama:

--Extension offices in Autauga, Calhoun, Chilton, Clark, Cullman, Conecuh, Lauderdale, Lee, Marengo, Mobile, Montgomery, Shelby and Walker counties.

--Sand Mountain Research/Extension Center

--Tennessee Valley Research/Extension Center

--Upper Coastal Plains Substation

--Wiregrass Research/Extension Center

--Upchurch Hall, Auburn University campus.

In addition to the Aug. 28 event, other programs remaining in the short course are: Sept. 25, "Nutritional Transitions: Weaning & Preconditioning"; Oct. 30, "Commodity Feeds in Detail"; and Nov. 27, "Applied Nutrition Tools."

A videoconference on "Assessing Cattle Nutrition Needs & Feed Sources" was held July 31.

Cost is $15 per videoconference. Register online at www.aces.edu/animalforage/. Contact Your Local Cooperative Extension Office or Animal Science & Forages Regional Agent for more information and registration. Additional information is also available from Lisa Kriese-Anderson, phone (334) 844-1561, or email kriesla@auburn.edu.


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