feeder calves
Image by Lynn Bliven
beef calves
Image by Lynn Bliven


Importance of minerals and how they complement preconditioning programs.

  • Thursday, December 6, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hosted by Region 4 Beef Producers & Cornell Cooperative Extension Allegany County.

About our Guest Speaker: Jerry Rusch, DVM was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Southern Indiana. In 1991 he received his DVM from Purdue University and then spent two years in dairy practice in Eastern Pennsylvania. In 1993 Jerry and his wife, Dr. Karen, purchased Spring Mill Veterinary Service, a mixed animal practice in Mitchell, Indiana where he continues to practice. In 2000 he became a diplomat of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Beef Cattle. He works with his beef cattle clients on their vaccination programs and is involved with the Indiana Beef Evaluation and Economics Feeding Program (IBEEF), a retained ownership program through Purdue University. Jerry is currently president and general manager of the Springville Feeder Auction, which is a local farmer owner feeder calf marketing cooperative. He is also a member of AABP and the Society for Theriogenology. Jerry joined Multimin USA in March 2018.

Registration at 5:30 pm, Dinner at 6 pm with program to follow. Pre-registration is requested by Friday, November 30th. Cost for the workshop is $15/person, includes buffet dinner, beverage and dessert.

For more information contact: Lynn Bliven, Agriculture Issue Leader, CCE Allegany County at 585-268-7644 ext.18 lao3@cornell.edu or Barb Benjamin at 585-610-6536 lightenliz62@yahoo.com

This program will serve as a BQA Recertification workshop. If you are Level 2 BQA Certified you will need to provide an updated Veterinarian Client/Patient Relationship (VCPR) form, if needed please request a form when you pre-register.

Program Sponsored by Multimin USA.

To download registration form click here.




Lynn Bliven
Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader
585-268-7644 ext 18


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