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Area Farm & Ranch News

October 30, 2012

Sign up now for MU Beef Newsletter

Parsons, Kansas — Beef cattle producers who want to receive the monthly “Beef Newsletter” from University of Missouri Extension may sign up now.

The newsletter is written by Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with MU Extension in the southwest region of the state. The two-page letter covers production and management tips as well as dates and details of coming events that apply to this part of Missouri.

The November newsletter included these topics: upcoming tested bull and Show-Me-Select heifer sales; what do EPD accuracies mean; alfalfa as a beef supplement; bull breeding soundness clinic review and thoughts on clipping cattle to keep them cool.

The letter can also be accessed at: http://extension.missouri.edu\lawrence if you want to get a monthly reminder just call the office and let staff know.

The hard copy mailed newsletter may be requested by contacting the Lawrence County Extension Center, Mt. Vernon, Mo., at 417-466-3102. There is no charge for the newsletter. £

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