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NMSU experts will answer questions for beef producers in Eastern N.M.

  • By Darrell Pehr
  • 575-646-3223
  • pehr@nmsu.edu
  • Oct 30, 2013

A panel of experts from New Mexico State University and industry representatives will conduct two panel discussions on the state of beef production in Eastern New Mexico Nov. 6 in Grady, N.M., and Nov. 7 in Elida, N.M.

The "Eastern New Mexico Beef Cattle Discussion" at each location will have a panel of experts that will include Marcy Ward, NMSU Cooperative Extension Service livestock specialist; Nick Ashcroft, NMSU range management specialist; Kent Mills with Hi-Pro; Keith Hedemann with Zoetis; and Gary Creighton with Purina.

Topics of discussion will include "Grazing Management," "Know What's in Your Hay," "Supplemental Feeding," "Current Range Health," and "Herd Health Management."

The Grady discussion will be from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Grady Municipal School bus barn. A barbecue meal will be provided by Zoetis.

The Elida discussion will be from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Elida Community Building on the north side of the Square. A barbecue meal will be provided by Purina and Creighton's Town & Country.

This program is being presented by the Curry and Roosevelt County Cooperative Extension Service offices.

For more information and to make reservations for meal count contact: Luther Dunlap (Curry County) at 575-763-6505 or Patrick Kircher (Roosevelt County) at 575-356-4417.