UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
March 13, 2017 -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, St. Croix Valley Bull Test and the UWRF Student Beef Management Team will host the annual bull test open house on Saturday, March 25, at the Dairy Learning Center on the Mann Valley Farm, 129 South Glover Road, River Falls. The event is free. A beef lunch will be offered by the UW-River Falls Student Beef Management Team for $6/person.
The open house will begin with an educational program at 11 a.m. that will cover what producers need to know about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), visual traits important in bull selection and factors affecting the value of a bull.
Following lunch, attendees will be able to preview the bulls for sale. Consignors will be available to answer questions. The open house will also offer an opportunity to see the new cattle handling facility on the Farm. The annual St. Croix Valley Bull Test Sale will take place at noon on April 15 at the Mann Valley Farm.