NEWS for North Dakotans
Agriculture Communication, North Dakota State University
7 Morrill Hall, Fargo, ND 58105-5665
September 14, 2000
A cattle industry tour of Alberta, Canada, in early October will be hosted by the North Dakota State Univesity Extension Service and the North Dakota Barley Council.
"Participants will learn about cattle and feedlot management in northern climates and see how feedlots feed diets based on barley and barley silage," says Greg Lardy, NDSU Extension beef cattle specialist and tour leader. Alberta is Canadas major cattle-feeding province and home to about 2 million beef cows. Alberta is also home to the two largest beef packing plants in Canada.
The tour will leave Bismarck for Lethbridge, Alberta, on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 10 a.m. and stop in Minot to pick up more participants The bus will return on Friday, Oct. 13. Preregistration for the tour is required by Oct. 2. Approximate cost for the bus ride and registration fees is $125 (depends on number of participants). This does not include the cost of lodging and meals. For more information or to preregister, contact Lardy at (701) 231-7660 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tour stops on the schedule include:
NDSU Agriculture Communication
Source: Greg Lardy, (701) 231-7660
Editor: Tom Jirik, (701) 231-9629