UW-River Falls to Host Open House for St. Croix Valley Bull Test on March 12.
The UW-River Falls Department of Animal and Food Science, St. Croix Valley Bull Test, and UW-River Falls Beef Management Team will be hosting an education program and open house on Saturday March 12, 2016. The open house will be held at the UW-RF Dairy Cattle Learning Center, Mann Valley Farm located 129 South Glover Road, just outside of River Falls, WI. The open house will allow producers to preview the bulls for the sale as well as provide a short education program addressing topics related to making bull-purchasing decisions.
The educational program will start at 10 am and include a few short presentations including: 1) EPD 101 – “What do all these number mean and how do I use in selection?” and 2) “What visually should I consider when selecting a bull?”. Consigners of the bull test will also be available for questions.
Registration for the program will begin at 9:30 am with the program to begin at 10:00 am and the education program will end at 12 pm. There is not charge for the program, but the UW-River Falls Student Beef Management Team will be providing lunch for $6/person. After lunch, the participants are invited to preview the bulls.