Attention Adults interested in BEEF!

For those adults interested in the Beef Industry, please check out this opportunity. As a former participant, I STRONGLY recommend! -Leslie Cooksey

BEEF 509 Registration Open!

The beef Checkoff funded BEEF 509 program is held to raise the awareness level about the beef that is produced and what goes into producing a high-quality and consistent product. The program will take place on two consecutive Saturdays, February 22 and 29, 2020 at The Ohio State University’s Animal Sciences building in Columbus, OH. It is critical to attend both sessions as participants are assigned to teams they will work with throughout the program.

Beef 509 Weekend 1 will include:

  • Live animal evaluation session
  • Grid pricing discussion

Beef 509 Weekend 2 will include:

  • Carcass grading session
  • Hands-on meat fabrication

If interest in BEEF 509 exceeds the 32 spaces provided, names will be held and applicants notified of upcoming sessions. The registration fee for each BEEF 509 participant is $150. The program is the result of a partnership with the Ohio Beef Council, Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation, The Ohio State University Extension and The Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences. These entities will be funding all remaining costs associated with the BEEF 509 program. If interested in signing up click here.

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