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By Marko Manoukian
P.C. Extension Agent 

Annual Jim Schumacher Memorial Livestock Day on February 1


January 23, 2019

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Dr. Rick Funston, Beef Specialist University Lincoln Nebraska, will be one of the speakers at the Jim Schumacher Memorial in Malta on February 1.

The annual Jim Schumacher Memorial Livestock Day will be held Friday, February 1 starting at 11:00 a.m. at the Great Northern Lodge room. The Malta Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will be hosting the lunch. The following is a list of speakers and times.

○ 11 a.m. Dr. Chris Thomsen will discuss Johne's Disease-history, prevalence, disease progression, and finally diagnostic testing and control measures. He will speak primarily about Johne's Disease as it affects the beef industry.

Dr. Thomsen was raised in central South Dakota and attended South Dakota State University and Kan...

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