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University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties

Stephenson County
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Jo Daviess County
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815-858-2273
FAX: 815-858-2274

SNAP Ed Office
650 North Main St
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 779-423-0982

Winnebago County
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

News Release

Beef Cattle Update

Beef Cattle Update

On Wednesday, December 13, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office, 204 Vine St, Elizabeth, IL the University of Illinois Extension will hold a Beef Cattle Update. Pre-registration is requested by Tuesday, December 12, 2017. To register or for more information on this program call us at 815-858-2273 or visit us online at . Registration cost is $5.

Join Travis Meteer, U of I Extension Commercial Agriculture Educator, as he discusses winter feed rations for beef cows, outcomes from a drylot-cow demonstration, and a research update on low-stress weaning methods. Travis is based at the Orr Research Center in western Illinois where he researches many aspects of the cow/calf herd and beef production practices. 

Source: Margaret Larson, County Director,

Local Contact: Alex Burbach, Program Coordinator - Jo Daviess County,