Beef producers to discuss marketing at Tuesday meeting

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By The Staff

CANNELTON - Purdue Extension will host a program on marketing options for the small beef producer Tuesday at the Perry County 4-H Fairgrounds. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at approximately 8.

There are many different options for marketing beef cattle in this area. These include feeder cattle sales, retained ownership and selling freezer beef. Margie Zoglmann, Perry County agriculture extension educator, will cover these topics.

This program is the third in a 2010 series on beef management. The last program for the winter series will be held March 18.

Dr. Roy Burris from the University of Kentucky will discuss nutrition, including information on feeding mineral to the beef herd. The cost for each of the programs is $5, to be paid at the door. Light refreshments will be provided.

To assist with determining the number of handouts needed for the program, those attending are asked to call the extension office at 547-7084.

Messages can be left on the office telephone-answering system.

Include the number of people attending.