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Full Registration (Includes all events and meals!) - $75

One Day Registration for Friday or Saturday - $50

Student Registration (Includes all events and meals with proof of Valid Student ID upon check in!) - $45

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Join us for a dynamic event tailored for beef and dairy producers in New York and surrounding states. Explore a range of informative topics such as carcass quality, grazing management, consumer insights, and more, all designed to elevate your operations and boost profitability.   

 Event Highlights: 

Beef on Dairy Opportunities: Discover the potential benefits of incorporating beef genetics into your dairy operations, creating additional revenue streams and improving carcass quality. Learn about market trends, breeding strategies, and value-added opportunities that can enhance profitability for both beef and dairy producers. 

Cattle Handling Demonstrations: Led by internationally renowned experts Curt Pate and Ron Gill, our cattle handling demonstrations will provide invaluable insights into effective stockmanship techniques, enhancing animal welfare and productivity on your farm. 

Grazing Workshop: Join Sarah Flack, a grazing expert, to explore rotational grazing techniques, pasture management, and soil health improvement practices tailored to beef and dairy producers' unique needs in the Northeast.

Consumer Insights Workshop: Gain valuable insights into consumer perceptions of animal welfare and how they influence purchasing decisions. Explore how the BQA program aligns with consumer expectations, offering solutions to their concerns and strengthening trust in beef and dairy products. 

BQA Transportation Opportunity: Participate in a unique opportunity to learn about Beef Quality Assurance Transportation. Walk around a truck and trailer to learn pre-trip procedures, ensuring the safety and comfort of livestock during transit.   Take advantage of this opportunity to network with experts, fellow producers, and stakeholders and take your beef and dairy operations to new heights. 

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Agriculture Discovery Center on the Fairgrounds
5600 McKinley Parkway
Hamburg, NY 14075