Beef study tour to Kentucky, Tenn., set


BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension in Morrow County and the OSU Agricultural Business Enhancement Center have organized a six day bus trip into Kentucky and Tennessee, Dec. 2-7.

The tour offers producers an excellent opportunity to learn more about many aspects of beef production and marketing.

Stops of interest. Participants will visit many forward-thinking, well-run operations including Creekstone Purebred Angus, several commercial operations of the Hardin County Beef Alliance, Clay Charolais and the Donald Jernigan Farm.

Other stops of interest will include a distillery, a candlelight tour of ‘My Old Kentucky Home,’ a CPH45 electronically sorted calf sale and Claiborn Thoroughbred horse farms.

Other stops include the General Jackson Riverboat Show, the Waterfall Tennessee walking horses farm, Louisville Slugger factory, and a Nashville shopping/sight seeing guided tour by country music specialist Stan Croft.

Reservations. The entire cost will be $800 per couple, or $400 per single with double occupancy in motels. Add $25 per person if you are not a member of your county or state cattlemen’s association.

Bus pickup will be at central locations throughout Ohio. Reservations are being accepted on a first come, first served basis.

For more information and reservations, contact Morrow County Ag Agent Steve Ruhl at 419-947-1070 or Extension Beef Marketing Agent Dan Frobose at 419-354-6916.


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