Tri-State Beef Cattle Conference set for Aug. 4


Phil Blevins, Extension Agent, Agriculture, Washington County Virginia

via Bristol Herald Courier (VA) - Jun 12, 2022


The 14th annual Tri-State Beef Cattle Conference will be held at the Ron Ramsey Regional Ag Center in Blountville on Thursday, Aug. 4.


This yearís conference will address topics of interest to both stocker and cow-calf producers. The conference will be a one-day event and will include educational sessions covering such topics as stocker health, finished cattle price transparency legislation, beef cattle outlook, knowing where you stand on profitability and antibiotic prescription requirements.


There will once again be virtual tours of operations from each of the three states and then a time of questions and answers with the producers themselves.


A trade show will be open during the conference, with many of the organizations involved in the regionís beef industry there for participants to meet and learn more about their products and services.


The conference will begin with registration at 8 a.m. and the program beginning at 9:20 a.m. The trade show will open at 8 a.m. A steak dinner will be served at noon...