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Teresa Steckler
Extension Educator, Commercial Agriculture
University of Illinois Extension
Route 1, Box 256
Simpson, IL 62985
Phone: 618-695-4917

DSAC Beef Field Day

DSAC Beef Field Day

The annual Beef Field Day at the University of Illinois Dixon Springs Agricultural Center will be on Thursday, July 30. The program will focus on research conducted at Dixon Springs that pertains to cow-calf producers as well as highlight a new NRCS program.

A variety of topics will be presented this year including utilization of stocklage in rations, forage quality and supplementation strategies, an update on beef cattle efficiency and reproduction.

The program will start at 5 p.m. and concludes with a complimentary dinner prepared by the Shawnee Beef Association.  There is no charge to attend the Beef Field Day; however, for an accurate food count please pre-register.

To register or for more information call 618-695-4917 or email Teresa Steckler at with your name, address, county, phone number and number attending.

If dietary or disability accommodations are needed, participants need to indicate when registering