Alberta beef producers interested in some advice on how to
manage cattle and pastures in light of the cool, dry growing conditions should
attend one of the six upcoming information meetings being held around the
Starting next Tuesday, June 16, evening meetings will be
held in the following locations;
June 16, Claresholm Community Centre
June 17, Hanna Legion Hall
June 18, Ponoka Moose Hall
June 22, Drayton Valley – Buck Creek Community Hall
June 23, Westlock Inn
June 24, St. Paul Senior Citizens Hall.
All meetings begin at 7 p.m. and will feature speakers and
resource people from Alberta Financial Services Corporation on topics such as
lending, Agri Stability, and crop insurance.
As well Alberta Agriculture will have specialists on hand to
talk about the Alberta Drought Risk Management Plan, pasture management, cattle
feeding, salvaging annual crops for feed, tax deferral, and forecasting and
outlook on prices.