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Welcome to the Golden Plains Area, Livestock Production page, your resource for information, research and news for your livestock operation.

Colorado State University Golden Plains Area Extension will host a Beef Quality Assurance Training on February 22, 2020.

Topics for the day will include Beef Quality Assurance and Farmer/Rancher Transportation certification programs and nitrates in forages and vaccination programs.

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Colorado Beef Research Report

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Here is the new Colorado Beef Research Report from CSU. Find out about the highlights of beef research going on it CSU.

Small Flock Sheep Producer’s Resource
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A new resource has been created by CSU Extension. Raising a Small Flock of Sheep is an informative resource whether you are raising 4-H sheep projects or wanting to diversify and add sheep to your operation.

Beef Quality Assurance

Beef Quality Assurance is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers on how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions.  Click on the logo for information and upcoming programs.

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