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UW-River Falls to host open house for St. Croix Valley Bull Test in March

February 26, 2016

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Department of Animal and Food Science, St. Croix Valley Bull Test, UW-River Falls Beef Management Team and UW-Extension will host an educational program and open house on Saturday, March 12, at the UW-River Falls Dairy Learning Center on the Mann Valley Farm, 129 South Glover Road, River Falls. As beef producers approach this spring and consider purchasing a replacement bull, this program will help in the decision-making process.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. The program runs from 10 a.m. to noon and will feature two presentations related to purchasing a bull:

  • EPD 101 – What do all these numbers mean and how do I use them in selection?
  • What visually should I consider when selecting a bull?

Following the presentations, the UW-River Falls Beef Management Team will offer lunch for $6 per person.
After lunch, attendees will be able to preview the bulls for the sale. Consignors will also be available to answer questions.

For more information, email Amy Radunz, assistant professor of Animal Science, at amy.radunz@uwrf.edu.