County Fair Livestock Nutrition Workshop
On Friday, March 7, USU Extension and Choice Hardware/IFA will be sponsoring a nutrition workshop for all 4-H / FFA livestock members, parents, and leaders. The program will be held at Choice Hardware, 1005 North Main, Nephi, starting at 6:30 p.m. The program will cover nutrition and feeding ideas for market steers, hogs, and lambs.
Dennis Christensen and Heidi Wayment will be the guest speakers. Heidi Wayment has been working for IFA as a nutritionist for 9 years. She has a BS in Animal Science from SUU and MS in Animal Nutrition from USU. She lives on a cattle and crop farm in Northern Utah. Her family has showed steers for several years and received 2 reserve champions and other top placing steers.
Dennis Christensen has been working in the animal industry area since 1985. He has a BS in Animal Science from USU and a MS in Dairy Science from USU. He grew up on a livestock ranch in northern Utah. He has been very involved in animal health and enjoys working with people to help them reach their animal’s full potential.
We encourage all county fair livestock members and adults to attend this very informative workshop. All steer exhibitors that attend will receive points towards the carcass contest.