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North Carolina Angus enthusiasts are encouraged to attend the 2008 North Carolina Angus Association field day at Primus Genetics, Millers Creek, N.C. Event attendees will enjoy food and fellowship at this year's event, which features a discussion panel on “Improving the Bottom Line for Angus Producers.” The event begins at 10 a.m.

Industry and marketing specialists, Leonard W. Fussell, DVM, Primus Genetics; Marcus Harward, Harward Bros. Livestock; Shelmer Blackburn Jr., Champion Cattle Co.; and David Gazda, American Angus Association® regional manager will share insight on how Angus producers can “improve the bottom line.” T.W. Wall, Highlands Farm, will serve as moderator for the discussion session.

Please RSVP by Sept. 7 to obtain an accurate count for the complementary lunch. Contact the North Carolina Angus Association at: 336-787-NCAA(6222) or [email protected].

Also, for attendees wishing to make accommodations, there are several area hotels, including a Hampton Inn and Holiday Inn. Additional information about the event and the North Carolina Angus Association is available at:


Directions and a Schedule of Activities Follows:

Directions to Primus Genetics, Millers Creek, N.C.:

From Rte. 421 in Wilkesboro:

Turn North on Hwy 16; go 6.6 miles

Turn right on Old Hwy 16, go 2.2 miles to Vannoy Road.

Turn right onto Vannoy Road, farm is on right.

Event Schedule:

10:00 a.m.-Noon            Event registration and socializing

Noon:                        Welcome

Noon-1:00 p.m.            Lunch

1:00 -2:30 p.m.            Moderated discussion panel and question & answer session

2:30 -4:00 p.m.             Farm tours: cattle & farm viewing, visit with friends


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