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Dakota Cattle Conference to start Dec. 6

October 20, 2017
Pierce County Tribune

Plan on attending the premier event in north central and northwestern North Dakota, the 'Dakota Cattle Conference'.

For this conference North Dakota State University Extension Service is bringing together experts from the northern U.S. and Canada to discuss the cattle industry and what producers need to know.

The conference will be kicking off with a free cattle breeding workshop the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m., after the close of the Heartland Ag Showcase. Topics include tools that producers can use to help them get what they want out of their herd.

It will be followed on Thursday, Dec. 7, by a full day of discussion from cattle experts on drought challenges and issues, alternatives to supplementing low-quality feed, and much more.

NDSU Extension area specialists who have been working with producers throughout North Dakota this summer will be on hand to talk management, what to watch for and economics.

The Dakota Cattle Conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Riverside, Minot, ND.

For more information, contact John Dhuyvetter, NDSU Extension area livestock systems specialist at the North Central Research Extension Center near Minot, at 701-857-7682 or, or Paige Brummund, agriculture and natural resources agent in NDSU Extension's Ward County office, at 701-857-6444 or

Events schedule

Dec. 6:

Cattle breeding workshop, 4-7 p.m. (social and dinner following)

Dec. 7:

Registration, 9 a.m.

Conference, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.



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