Profit Feeding

This course is designed for the cattlemen looking to meet nutrient requirements in the most cost-effective way. Nutrition is often the biggest expense for cattle operations; this course will provide you with tools to examine your farm's nutrition plan from both a physiological and economic viewpoint. The full course is $40; if you wish to attend only a few, the prices are marked by each.

Tuesday, Oct. 24: Forage First ($10)
Bernt Nelson & Christopher LeMaster

  • Forage Quality
  • Establishment Cost
  • Hay Budget
  • Forage Alternatives

THURSDAY, Nov. 2: Feeding for Breeding ($10)
Brian Beer & Christopher LeMaster

  • Fetal Programming
  • Cow & Bull Nutrition
  • Heifer Development
  • Creep Feeding
  • Pre-conditioning

Tuesday, Nov. 7: A Cattlemen's Approach to Ration Balancing ($10)
Dr. Nathan Long

  • Balance to Meet Requirements
  • Supplements
  • Comparisons of Manufactured Feeds & Commodity Blends
  • Minerals & Protein Tubs

Tuesday, Nov. 14: Are the Cows Eating the Profit? ($15)
Bernt Nelson & Christopher LeMaster
***DINNER will be served at this meeting***

  • Feed Efficiency for Cow Herd
  • Feedlot Economics for Cow/Calf Producer
  • Profit Indicators for Your Farm

RSVP here, or by calling Amy Mallette at 864.489.3141 x114.

Tuesday, October 24 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

More dates through November 14, 2017

Spartanburg Community College, Health Sciences Building 107 Community College Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29303

Event Type

Cooperative Extension


Cooperative Extension Service, Statewide, Agribusiness

Target Audience

All Audiences


$40 all; $10-15 each

Contact Name:

Chris LeMaster

Contact Phone:

864-489-3141 x 113

Contact Email:


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