Temple Grandin to speak in Ohio June 9


CYGNET, Ohio — Livestock producers will have the opportunity to listen to one of the most recognized animal scientist in the world June 9 in Cygnet, Ohio.

Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University will share her views on how livestock producers should be working with the non-farm public on animal care education.

Grandin is a world renowned animal scientist that overcame her autism to become an expert in animal handling. Grandin has helped design slaughter and animal handling facilities across the globe for the past 30 years.

The program will be held at the Nichols farm in Cygnet, Ohio at 6 p.m. June 9.

The event is sponsored by the Wood County Beef Producers, Farm Bureau, Great Lakes Family Farms, Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, Ohio State University Extension and Bowling Green State University. Included with the program will be an evening meal and a tour of the Nichols Farm cattle handling facilities with Grandin.

Reservations are required in order to plan for the meal and seating. Call 419-354-6916 or 419-354-9050 to place your reservations by June 3.


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