Invite area beef producers to meeting Jan. 4

Beef producers are invited to attend an upcoming meeting hosted by the Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) and Purdue University Extension.

The Area XI beef meeting will take place on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 6:30 p.m. in Columbia City at the ag museum on the grounds of the Whitley County 4-H Fairgrounds, 680 W. Squawbuck Rd.

The meeting will feature food and information on beef issues from a Purdue Extension specialist.  IBCA will provide an update on policy and programs.

Reservations can be made to the Whitley County Extension office at 244-7615 by Dec. 29.

The counties in Area XI include Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley.

Cattle producers can keep up with the latest beef industry news on the Purdue Animal Sciences Beef Blog at It includes timely news, issues and management tips that have the potential to affect the beef business and decision-making process.

This blog was created by the Purdue Beef Team as an educational forum for beef producers and Extension educators.

For more information, contact Ed Farris, agriculture and natural resource educator, Purdue Extension – Huntington County Office, by calling 358-4826.