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Register for Webinar on Navigating New Livestock Antibiotics Regulations

WVU Hereford cattle lined up at fence.

In 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released expanded guidelines that, once fully implemented, will require prescriptions from a veterinarian to obtain medically important antimicrobial livestock medications that were previously available over-the-counter. 

To help producers navigate these new changes and understand how it affects their livestock operations, WVU Extension is hosting an interactive webinar session featuring expert guests from West Virginia University and the University of California, Davis.

2022 Agriculture Webinar and Dinner Meeting Series

Snow covered cattle in field.

Each winter, WVU Extension brings education, know-how and research right to your community through a series of educational dinner meetings. This year, we're offering a mix of virtual and in-person meeting opportunities across West Virginia for the 2022 agriculture education series!

Participants had the same opportunity to learn from WVU Extension specialists and industry experts about relevant topics to help you improve your own agricultural operations.

Lease Recommendations for Land Owner & Tenants

Ben Goff.

Ben Goff, WVU Extension Agent in Mason and Putnam counties, offers recommendations for landowners and tenants who want to prepare for the upcoming farming season and work to minimize their respective risks.

Goff covers a variety of tips for farmers and landowners regarding farm leases, including:

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