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NDSU Extension Co-hosting Cattle and Beef Webinar Series

The Intersection of the Cattle and Beef Industries webinar series starts May 7.

Cattle producers, consumers and decision makers will have an opportunity to learn more about the current issues in the cattle and beef industries through a webinar series that North Dakota State University Extension is co-hosting.

The first two-hour webinar in the “Intersection of the Cattle and Beef Industries” series will be held May 7 at 7 p.m. CDT.

Topics that will be covered are an overview of the current situation and discussion of MCOOL (mandatory country-of-origin labeling) and imports, packer margins, euthanasia of livestock in other industries, opportunities and challenges of local production, and the Beef Checkoff program. The other webinars will provide a deep dive into each of the industry issues.

Presenters include:

  • Davey Griffin, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
  • Ron Gill, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
  • David Newman, Arkansas State University and Newman Farms Heritage Berkshire Pork
  • David Anderson, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
  • Kelley Sullivan Georgiades, co-owner, Santa Rosa Ranch, Crockett, Texas
  • Chuck Coffey, Double CC Cattle Co., Davis, Okla.

Visit www.ag.ndsu.edu/livestockextension/intersectionwebinars to register for the webinar.

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension and West Virginia University also are hosting the series.

NDSU Agriculture Communication - May 4, 2020

Source:Lisa Pederson, 701-424-3606, lisa.pederson@ndsu.edu
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu
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