The University of Kentucky Beef IRM group is pleased to announce that UK’s 2012 Cow College is now open for registration. Cow College is an intensive, hands-on course for beef producers designed to expose them to the most cutting edge information related to beef cattle production and business. The program is divided into four two-day sessions, and one single day session.
Nearly half of the time in Cow College is hands-on sessions.
In addition to the hours of instruction and interaction with specialists, participants receive printed materials to take back to the farm.
The total cost of the program is $125 for all five sessions, or $50 for each session individually. Locations scheduled for 2012 include Lexington, Princeton and Morehead. Fees do not include lodging.
Proposed dates for Lexington:
— Economics/management: July 10-11
— Forages/nutrition: July 26-27
— Herd health: Aug. 9-10
— Reproduction/genetics: Sept. 11-12
— End product: Oct. 9