Beef home study courses available through Extension

Beef home study courses available through Extension

ST. PAUL, Minn. (1/5/16) — The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team offers two online home study courses in 2016.

“Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition” and “Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd” focus on practical applications through all phases of cow/calf production.

Each lesson will include online activities designed to encourage participants to become familiar with electronic resources and an online forum gives participants the opportunity to connect with other producers. The first lessons will be available Feb. 15 and the following lessons will be posted every two weeks.

The fee for course registration is $75 and can be completed at http://z.umn.edu/2016intronutrition for Introduction to Cow/Calf Nutrition and http://z.umn.edu/2016healthmanagement for Health Management for the Cow/Calf Herd.

Registration is open through February 15, 2016. Internet access and Microsoft Office software are required.

Contact Nicole Kenney-Rambo at nmkenney@umn.edu or 320.235.0726 ext 2009 with questions or visit www.extension.umn.edu/beef for further details and a list of lessons offered within each course.

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