WWII Survivors Inspire 11/7 NNY Beef Week Program

Northern New York – An exciting new beef nutrition program inspired by a study of World War II concentration camp survivors is focus for the Fall 2013 Northern New York Beef Week program organized by the Cornell Cooperative Extension Northern New York Regional Livestock Team.

In a November 7 webcast to four locations across the Northern NY region, Ted Perry, a Marketing Beef Nutritionist and Beef Technical Services Manager with Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, Kansas City, KS, will explain how a human health study of war survivors has led to a new beef cattle feeding program designed to encourage the in-utero nutrition of calves.

Programs are being offered in Canton, Clayton – includes a farm tour, Plattsburgh and Westport.

Click here for details on this program that doubled the quality grade of calves in the pilot project, and for registration info for 4 webcast host sites and by homelink.