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2022 Minnesota summer beef tour

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Add to Calendar 2022-07-12 07:00:00 2022-07-12 20:00:00 2022 Minnesota summer beef tour The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team and the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association will host the 2022 Minnesota Summer Tour, a fun and educational event where attendees will have the opportunity to visit the UMN St. Paul Campus and the Minnesota Zoo. Stops on the tour: UMN Andrew Boss Laboratory of Meat Science: hanging carcass evaluation, cutting demos UMN College of Veterinary Medicine: Leatherdale Equine Center, UMN Vet School Tradeshow UMN Forage Research plots: 30 different forage species, research plot machinery hill The tour wraps up with a visit to the Minnesota Zoo where attendees will have exclusive access to the entire zoo from 4 to 8 p.m. Check-in begins at 6 a.m. All buses will leave from the Minnesota Zoo at 7 a.m. Lunch and supper provided. Tour begins at Minnesota Zoo Tour begins at Minnesota Zoo Tour begins at Minnesota Zoo America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Tour begins at Minnesota Zoo
13000 Zoo Boulevard
Apple Valley, MN 55124

Contact

Joe Armstrong, Extension educator
armst225@umn.edu or 612-624-3610

 

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The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team and the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association will host the 2022 Minnesota Summer Tour, a fun and educational event where attendees will have the opportunity to visit the UMN St. Paul Campus and the Minnesota Zoo.

Stops on the tour:

  • UMN Andrew Boss Laboratory of Meat Science: hanging carcass evaluation, cutting demos
  • UMN College of Veterinary Medicine: Leatherdale Equine Center, UMN Vet School Tradeshow
  • UMN Forage Research plots: 30 different forage species, research plot machinery hill
  • The tour wraps up with a visit to the Minnesota Zoo where attendees will have exclusive access to the entire zoo from 4 to 8 p.m.

Check-in begins at 6 a.m. All buses will leave from the Minnesota Zoo at 7 a.m.

Lunch and supper provided.

Audience

  • MN beef producers and their families
  • Students in agriculture fields

Cost

  • $25 with online registration through June 15
  • $15 for UMN students, show your ID at the door
  • $30 starting June 16, and at the door
  • Children age 2 and under free

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