Cumberland Gap Cattle Conference set


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The Cumberland Gap Cattle Conference will take place on Jan. 21 at the Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center in Ewing, Virginia.

Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. and the event will conclude by 3 p.m. Lunch is included with registration and a trade show will take place. Registration before January 13 is $20 and $25 at the door of the event. Registration forms are available at your local county Extension Office.

The program will start at 10 a.m. with Dr. Les Anderson from University of Kentucky presenting “Estrus Synchronizing for Natural Service & Artificial Insemination ” Dr. John Currin from Virginia Tech will follow with a presentation on “Cow Management: Health, Culling, and Decision Making Tools.” Dr. Jason Smith from University of Tennessee will present on “Low Cost Cow Feeding.” Dr. Jerry Roberson from Lincoln Memorial University will be speaking on “Calving Troubleshooting” with hands on demonstration and practice for participants. Door prizes from the trade show will take place concluding the day.

For more information, please contact your local Extension Office. The Cumberland Gap Cattle Conference is a joint event of Virginia Tech, University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, and Lincoln Memorial University.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in these activities, please contact Amy Fannon at 276-546-2057 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations at least five days prior to the event. TDD number is 800-828-1120.

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