Pasture Based Beef for Local Markets Workshops
With increased demand for pasture-finished beef, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is
holding workshops designed to help producers understand how to finish cattle on pasture-based systems, both pure grass and
grain-on-grass. Each workshop consists of two meetings per location. The first meeting is primarily an overview of the
grass-finishing process and covers the areas of production, marketing, and processing. The second meeting goes into
implementation details of the various production and marketing systems. It will be a hands-on workshop evaluating the
different production and marketing systems from the standpoint of resource and skills requirements, potential profitability,
and risk management.
Producing Beef for the Local Market on Kentucky Pastures
This workshop, conducted by University of Kentucky Extension Specialists, will cover all phases of
pasture based beef production, including: animal nutrition, forage systems, production, economics and
||June 2-3, 2010
Registration is open for the Eastern Region Workshop. Registration Fee is $10.00 at the door. The fee covers meals and materials. Please use the registration form or contact Sarah Lovett by phone at 850-257-7272 ext. 281 or email at email@example.com.