Dairy, beef cattle steal the spotlight

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With more than two dozen dairy or beef cattle-related seminars scheduled and a fairly new Livestock Pavilion, the World Ag Expo has fulfilled its promise of providing what the attendees are interested in.

“We conducted surveys and we found that there is more interest in the beef and cattle industry than we have given credit to,” said expo spokesman Mark Watte. “So two years ago we dedicated a 20,000 square-foot pavilion for beef cattle demonstrations and seminars. Last year we kicked it off, and it was very well attended. The seminars cover all things cattle — raising, breeding and care.”

Madera-based Evans Feed & Livestock Supply donated the hay to be used in the pavilion, and also supplied the fencing and water troughs for the demonstration area.

A Tulare County dairy family will celebrate 100 years of continuous dairy production at the World Ag Expo with an auction Thursday at 4 p.m...

 

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