Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Field Day Set for September 8
Posted: August 28, 2012
The field day will include a farm facility tour, BQA chute side re-certification, 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 PA Grazing Lands Coalition Initiative, PA Center for Beef Excellence, PA Beef Council, Penn State University Beef Extension Team, Natural Resources Conservation Services, and Adams County Beef Producers.
More information can be obtained from the website pacattle.org or by contacting Ann Nogan of the PA Cattlemen’s Association email Pacattlemen@aol.com or 570-254-6856.