Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Field Day Set for Sept. 8
Posted: August 28, 2012
The field day will include a farm facility tour, BQA chute side recertification, manure management and regulatory requirements. A panel comprised of Ellis Farms – Joe Ellis, Jim Hogue – Agri-Basics Inc, Dan Kniffen, Phd – PSU Livestock Specialist, Dan Snyder – Stone Ridge Manor will discuss increasing profitability through genetics, nutrition and production practices that increase added value. Colin Woodall, NCBA will provide an update on national legislative issues and Secretary George Greig, PA Department of Agriculture will deliver the state of the Ag Industry in Pennsylvania.
There will be commercial exhibitors demonstrating goods and services available to the cattle industry. Non-profit agencies which provide services will also be in attendance. A $5.00 registration fee will be collected the day of the event.
Industry partners sponsoring this event include The PA Grazing Lands Coalition Initiative, the PA Center for Beef Excellence, the PA Beef Council, the Penn State University Beef Extension Team, Natural Resources Conservation Services and the Adams County Beef Producers.