Location: , UMD-WMREC: 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD, 21756 (map)
Description: This short-course is designed to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef production. Whether you're just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-course will have something for all.
Topic areas that will be covered include: determining daily operating costs, understanding EPD's, Veterinary Feed Directive, body condition scoring, forage sampling and storage, nutrient management, pasture and paddock development as well as many others.
Educational resources will include: body condition score guides, determining your unit cost of production, budget workbooks (cowherd system and purchased cows), estrus sync planner, grazing and hay records spreadsheets.
To participate in the Maryland Beef Producer's Short-Course, please submit a completed application and registration fee of $75 by January 12, 2018. All educational materials, meals (dinner and lunch), and breaks are included. Enrollment is limited to 30 participants, and applicants will be notified of their status no later than January 16, 2018. extension.umd.edu/events/fri-2018-01-19-0000-maryland-beef-producers-short-course