Clemson University

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, November 14, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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

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