Dr. Alex White, Instructor, Dept of Applied and Agricultural Economics at Virginia Tech will be the featured speaker for the Beef Webinar sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 15th. Dr. White is an Ag Economist, nationally recognized for his expertise in financial management and finance. Closer to home, Dr. White is a very popular teacher noted for his engaging classes and real world problem solving examples.
Dr. White will be providing a discussion of " Sound Financial Management for Cattlemen” with a focus on how producers can begin or improve their financial management practices for 2011. Participants in the on-line meeting will have the opportunity to ask questions through an on-line chat box or over the telephone using a number provided during the program. Check with your Extension Agent about accessing the program at your local office. Producers with high speed internet service can access the meeting at home. The web address to join the meeting is http://connect.extension.iastate.edu/beefcattlewebinar/ . Alternatively, webinar information and meeting links are also available on the VT Beef Extension webpage http://www.vtbeef.apsc.vt.edu/ . From the VT Beef Extension site, you can click on the meeting link and go directly to the meeting.
A recording of the January Beef Webinar can also be accessed through the VT Beef Extension page. The final webinar is scheduled for March 15th and will focus on profitable forage management. If you have questions please contact Mark McCann at 540-231-9153.
Joi D. Saville
Extension Programming Associate
Animal and Poultry Sciences
368 Litton Reaves Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0306