Livestock producers in Saskatchewan have an opportunity to take part in a Herd Improvement Workshop next week. 

This year's event is taking place Friday, December 9th at the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence at Clavet

Dale Weinbender, Livestock and Feed Extension Specialist with the Ministry of Agriculture says a number of topics will be covered throughout the day.

"We'll have numerous speakers throughout the day covering topics on AI and the estrus cycle, sire selection. The economics of AI, pros and cons of AI, understanding EPDS and nutrition. As well as a session focusing on hands-on reproduction techniques.

Producers can register by contacting the Ministry of Agriculture's Ag Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377.

The registration deadline for the Herd Improvement Workshop is Friday, December 2nd.