Master cattlemen course to be offered

Published 1:09 pm Wednesday, March 2, 2022

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Virginia Cooperative Extension will be offering the Virginia Master Cattlemen program online spring 2022. This program will consist of seven sessions that provide essential information for beef producers in the areas of Economics, Genetics, Reproduction, Nutrition, Forages, Herd Health and Marketing. Participants will receive a certificate as a Virginia Master Cattleman upon successful completion of all seven sessions of the program. The goal of the program is to build foundational knowledge which can be applied to advanced beef educational programs. Online classes will be held weekly on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m., starting March 7 and concluding April 18. With support from the Virginia Cattle Industry Board, the first 100 participants will receive a discounted registration rate. All participants will receive a course notebook, and a course website will be used to provide educational materials and supplemental instruction. To register for the course, use the following link For additional information please contact the Charlotte Cooperative Extension Office at (434) 542-5884.