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Tri-County Winter Cow-Calf Workshop planned Dec. 8

Tri-County Winter Cow-Calf Workshop planned Dec. 8
Two-hour meeting will be held at UW-Whitewater Innovation Center

Jefferson, Walworth, and Rock County UW-Extension offices will be hosting the 2nd Annual Tri-County Winter Cow-Calf Workshop. This year's winter workshop focus will be on calf health and management. Topics will include: calf care up to weaning presented by Dr. Rob Farruggio, DVM of the Jefferson Veterinary Clinic and feeder calf management presented by Jeff Swenson, Livestock and Meat Specialist with Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

Pre-registration for the workshop is requested by Dec. 7. To register call Kim at the Jefferson County Extension office at 920-674-7297.

The two-hour workshop will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Innovation Center, located at 1221 Innovation Drive, Whitewater, WI 53190. The registration fee is $10, which includes refreshments and educational handouts.

Attendees that are BQA certified will receive 1 BQA continuing education credit.

Pre-registration is requested by Monday, Dec. 7. To register, you may either call or email Kim at 920-674-7297 or [email protected]. Please provide your first and last name, address, phone number, email address and how many people are attending. The registration fee of $10 can be paid at the door.

For more information, please feel free to contact your local UW-Extension Office: Kristine Ely (Walworth County) 262-741-4968 or LaVern Georgson (Jefferson County) 920-674-7295 or Nick Baker (Rock County) 608-757-5698.

This program is being organized and sponsored by the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension Service. University of Wisconsin-Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

Source: Jefferson County Extension

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