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Beef Field Day and Tour – July 16

It has been several years since an Ohio Beef Field Day has been held, and the program will make a reappearance in Muskingum County on Saturday, July 16. Tour stops in the Adamsville area will include Michel Livestock, Shirer Brothers Processing, Hatfield Farms and Fencing, and Roger’s Auction Barn.

During lunch prepared by the Muskingum County Cattlemen, representatives from the Ohio Beef Council will highlight recent programming and share some insight into consumer trends. Dr. Justin Kieffer, clinical veterinarian in the Ohio State Department of Animal Science, will discuss herd health updates and anaplasmosis management. Pre-registration for the program is required and can be completed online at by July 7. The program fee is $10 per person. Beef Quality Assurance certification, resource materials, lunch, and refreshments will be provided. Contact Garth Ruff, Extension field specialist, beef cattle, at or 740-305-3201. See the attached flyer for more information.