Five-County Beef Tour and Beef Field Day

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Five-County Beef Tour and Beef Field Day
Saturday, September 14, 2019

Area livestock producers are invited to the 2019 NC State University Beef Field Day and Dedication Ceremony that will be on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the NC State University Beef Educational Unit, off Lake Wheeler Road, in Raleigh.

Educational programs will be held throughout the morning.

Please register at the following link before September 11.

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If you plan to attend, please contact N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center, at 919-496-3344. A headcount is needed for lunch. For more information, contact Martha L. Mobley, at martha_mobley@ncsu.edu or 919-496-3344.

Martha will be driving the county van for those that want to attend and we will be leaving from the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center, Louisburg at 7:45 a.m.

Following is the tentative agenda for the day:

  • 8 a.m. – On-site registration and refreshments
  • 9 a.m. – Welcome by Dr. Todd See, NC State University Animal Science Department Head
  • 9:10 a.m.–11:20 a.m. – Educational programs focused

(1) Environmental Stewardship

(2) Low-Stress Handling and Beef Quality Assurance

(3) Impacting future generations through Youth Programs

  • 11:30 a.m. – Dedication Ceremony
  • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch will be served
  • 12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Program
  • 2 p.m. – Conclusion of Beef Field Day and Dedication Ceremony

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to Martha Mobley, 919-496-3344, and martha_mobley@ncsu.edu.