NDSU Feedlot School set

Dec 24, 2009
by WLJ

North Dakota State University’s (NDSU) Carrington Research Extension Center will hold its annual North Dakota Feedlot School on Jan. 26-27, 2010.

Topics will include feeding programs; feeds and animal requirements; optimizing nutrient use; carcass quality; facility management; diseases, treatments and health programs; feed delivery; bunk reading; waste and nutrient management; ration formulation; feed additives and implanting strategies; marketing using futures and options; budgeting; custom feeding; and business man agement.

The school also will include a commercial feedlot tour and ultrasound demonstration.

The registration fee is $100 per person or $150 for two people from the same operation. The deadline to register is Jan. 22.

Lodging is available at the Chieftain Conference Center, 701/652-3131, or Carrington Inn and Suites, 701/652-3982.

For more information about the course or to register, contact Melanie Hesch at the NDSU Extension Service’s Foster County office at 701/652- 2581 or email melanie. hesch@ndsu.edu. — WLJ