• By April W Bowman
  • Posted Friday, January 14, 2022

2022 Piedmont Regional Beef Conference (In-Person)

Join us for the 10th Annual Piedmont Regional Beef Conference on Thursday, March 3, 2022, at the Chatham County Agriculture & Conference Center located at 1192 US 64W Business, Pittsboro, NC. This year’s conference will feature three phenomenal speakers:

  • Dr. Greg Halich will be sharing two excellent topics throughout the conference: Profitable Hay Feeding, Stocking Rates & Consequences of Overstocking and Bale Grazing in the Southeast. March will be a great time to reflect on your recent winter hay feeding strategies.
  • Dr. Suzanne Leonard will be covering Designing Cattle Handling Facilities which is always a popular topic.
  • Dr. Deidre Harmon will be discussing Making, Storing, & Feeding Hay with an exciting hands-on demonstration.
At the end of the conference, there will be an optional Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) guidelines and certification training. The cost for BQA certification is separate from the conference registration and is collected on-site (please bring a check with you). If you are a current NC Cattlemen’s member certification is $15, if not the cost is $40.

There will also be a trade show featuring 20+ industry partners that offer feed, equipment, seed, fertilizer, cattle services, animal health, and more. You will not want to miss this event!! Early registration is $20 or registration at the door is $30. Register online or by mail by 2/18: https://go.ncsu.edu/prbc22

For more information, email, April Bowman, Extension Agent, Livestock, Forages, and 4-H Youth Development at awbowman@ncsu.edu or call 336-703-2855.

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