The 2018 Great Lakes Professional Cattle Feeding and Marketing Short-course is a joint effort of Ohio State University Extension, Michigan State University, and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture to enhance the cattle industry in the Eastern Corn Belt.

The first session of this two part program will focus on early nutrition management, health, and genomics. The second session will include the BQA audit and Holstein steer management.

Both Ohio sessions will be held at the Wood County Junior Fair Building in Bowling Green on Wednesdays, January 24 and February 7. Registration and refreshments will be provided beginning at 6 pm each evening.

Participants may enroll by:

Registering on line at: and click “MSU Extension events” near the bottom of the page,

or by

completing this registration form and sending a check with it made payable (US Funds) to Michigan State University ($35 for 1st person and $25 for each additional family/farm member (College, FFA/4-H students can register for $15 each) and mailed to Carla McLachlan, Dept. Animal Science, Michigan State Univ., 474 S. Shaw Lane, 1287 Anthony Hall, E. Lansing, MI 48824-1225. Please mail before January 18, 2018. If not mailed by January 18, contact Alan Sundermeier (419-354-9050), Allen Gahler (419-334-6340) or Steve Boyles (614-292-7669) if you desire to attend the program or if you have any questions about the program.