Lamb Market Outlook May 11, 2011

    Opportunity to glean some information concerning current lamb market issues!  Join us!

    • When: Wednesday, May 11, 7:00 p.m.

    • What: Distance presentation by Dr. Erica Rosa of the Livestock Marketing Information Center in Denver

    • How: Attend a participating Site (see list below).  The site will Telephone Washington State University’s telephone conference center for her discussion on May 11.  A copy of the slide presentation will be viewed at each location.

    • Topics:

    • Lamb production and consumption trends

    • Supply and demand trends; current situation

    • International trade and international currency valuation

    • Competing meats

    • Feed prices

    • Price forecast

    • LRP lamb

    • Viewing Locations:

      • Spokane County/WSU Extension Education Center, 222 N Havana, Spokane

      • OSU Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center; 3328 Vandenberg Rd, Klamath Falls, Or (Conference Room)–Contact Chanda Engel at 541-883-7131.

      • OSU Umatilla County Extension Service, BMCC Umatilla Hall Rm 100, 2411 NW Carden, Pendleton

      • Klickatat County PUD, 1313 S Columbia Ave, Goldendale WA, contact Susan Kerr, 509-773-5817

      • Moses Lake Municiple Airport, contact Sarah Smith in advance, 509-754-2011 ext. 413.

      • Other locations may be arranged. Ask your local extension office to host a viewing location. Register by Wednesday, May 4 with Tom Platt, 509-725-4171.

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    About Engel

    Ms. Engel is an OSU field faculty member in the department of Animal Sciences. She has a B.S (1997) and a M.S. (2007) in Animal Science from South Dakota State University. She is housed at the OSU Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center in Klamath Falls, OR where she serves the extension and research needs of livestock and forage producers. Her research has focused on investigating opportunities to extend the grazing season and low input methods to increase pasture productivity.
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