Beef cattle producers who want to receive the monthly "Beef Newsletter" from University of Missouri Extension may sign up now.
The newsletter is written by Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with MU Extension in the southwest region of the state. The two-page letter covers production and management tips as well as dates and details of coming events that apply to this part of Missouri.
The November newsletter included these topics: upcoming tested bull and Show-Me-Select heifer sales; what do EPD accuracies mean; alfalfa as a beef supplement; bull breeding soundness clinic review and thoughts on clipping cattle to keep them cool.
The letter can be accessed at: http://extension.missouri.edu\lawrence.
The hard copy mailed newsletter may be requested by contacting the Lawrence County Extension Center in Mt. Vernon, 417-466-3102. There is no charge for the newsletter.