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Ag News and Notes 2-17
Register now for Mid-South Stocker Conference
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The Mid-South Stocker Conference is moving south for the first time in its 12-year history to Manchester on March 1 at the Manchester/Coffee County Conference Center at 147 Hospitality Boulevard, Manchester, just off Exit 114 on I-24. A pre-conference tour for the first 35 registering for the tour will be Feb. 28 in Lynchburg, with the conference program March 1, at the Manchester/Coffee County Conference Center.The objectives of the conference is to assist stocker operators in exploring ideas to produce efficient-performing healthy cattle and determining the role of stocker production in a rapidly evolving cattle industry and effectively meeting consumer expectations. These objectives are being accomplished through take-home information and carrying out educational programs that present innovative ideas that can be readily applied to individual operations.This is an excellent opportunity for area producers involved in stocker production or may be thinking about the possibilities of including this practice into their existing operation.