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             If you’re a rookie cowboy or an MVP cattleman who could use a refresher, the For Rookies Beef Cattle Basics series will provide information that you need.

             This series will include six ’snapshot’ sessions lasting around an hour and will cover basic information about the respective topics:

¨ Bull Buying & Cow Choosing

¨ EPD Essentials

¨ Feeding Factors

¨ Forage Fundamentals

¨ Grazing Guidelines

¨ Weed Wizardry

For Rookies will be held for six consecutive Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning October 4 and concluding on November 8.  You may attend any or all sessions, but please call   633-4593 to reserve your space. 


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             The Capital Classic Premier Heifer Sale will be held Friday, October 27, 2017 at United Producers Stockyards in Owenton,  KY.       Approximately 125 head of bred and open heifers and pairs, meeting  the KDA Herdbuilder guidelines will be offered.   Heifers will be screened for quality and guaranteed safe in calf.  For more information, please call 633-4593.


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             Shelby County Extension is known for having a strong and active volunteer base of individuals with exceptional leadership skills.  Many times, volunteers wish to expand their skills before taking on additional leadership responsibilities.  The Leadership is M.O.R.E. series is designed to encourage and facilitate the development of skills and to foster the self-confidence needed to accept leadership roles within Extension and the community as a whole. 

A large part  of being a leader is recognizing and encouraging leadership development in others.  Leadership is M.O.R.E will aid participants in taking an active role in facilitating leadership development among their peers.

Leadership is M.O.R.E is a five-part series beginning on Wednesday, November 15 from  6—9 p.m.  Remaining sessions will be held on Monday, November 20, and Wednesdays, November 29, December 6 and December 13.