2nd Annual Educational Meeting Will Discuss Beef Cattle Issues and Opportunities
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GRAND JUNCTION – What is the market outlook for calves this fall? What will be the situation with agricultural credit in the near future? What is a financial health check-up? What beef cattle cost factors should be considered?

The 2009 Beef Cattle Update will take place Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Grand Vista Hotel Horizon Room in Grand Junction, 2790 Grossroads Blvd.

Jim Robb, Livestock Marketing Information Center, Sarah Spivey, CoBank, and Robbie Baird-LeValley and Rod Sharp of the Colorado State University Extension will be the speakers for this year’s update.

Robb is respected nationwide for his knowledge and insight of the beef cattle

markets. Spivey is well known for her expertise of financial credit markets. And Baird-LeValley and Sharp have worked together on several projects over the years to support the cattle industry in Western Colorado.

A registration fee is required to cover lunch and handout materials. Pre-registration prior to Aug. 14 is requested to guarantee a lunch. Cost is $25 per person before Aug. 15 or $40 per person thereafter.

For more information and to register, contact Kellie Clark at 970/241-3346 or email Kellie.Clark@ColoState.edu.

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