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Jun 12, 2009 by Lee Hart

Feeding cattle in a drought

Alberta beef producers interested in some advice on how to
manage cattle and pastures in light of the cool, dry growing conditions should
attend one of the six upcoming information meetings being held around the
province.

Starting next Tuesday, June 16, evening meetings will be
held in the following locations;

June 16, Claresholm Community Centre

June 17, Hanna Legion Hall

June 18, Ponoka Moose Hall

June 22, Drayton Valley – Buck Creek Community Hall

June 23, Westlock Inn

June 24, St. Paul Senior Citizens Hall.

 All meetings begin at 7 p.m. and will feature speakers and
resource people from Alberta Financial Services Corporation on topics such as
lending, Agri Stability, and crop insurance.

As well Alberta Agriculture will have specialists on hand to
talk about the Alberta Drought Risk Management Plan, pasture management, cattle
feeding, salvaging annual crops for feed, tax deferral, and forecasting and
outlook on prices.

 

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Lee Hart

Lee Hart


Lee Hart is a long-time farm writer, and honorary member of the Alberta Institute of Agrologists, with many observations on the agriculture industry, who never hesitates to admit he is wrong (should that ever happen.)


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