Baptist Health Community Outreach to hold

virtual classesBaptist Health aims to address women’s health and diabetes health concerns during the following virtual classes planned in October:

Breastfeeding Latch & Hold on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 5 p.m.

Breastfeeding Complications on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 5 p.m.

Diabetes Support Group on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 5:30 p.m. Call to see if you qualify and for more information.

Three-session Diabetes Education Program on Tuesdays this month (Oct. 12, 19 and 26 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.) Call (501) 202-1540 to register and receive program information.

A full schedule with details on the class topic can be found at baptist-health.com/community-outreach and through the Baptist Health Community Outreach Facebook page under the “Events” section. Participants can call (501) 202-1540 to register for a class or have a Google Meet invitation emailed to them for easy log-in access.

– Special to The Guard

Angus is top cattle breed in Batesville area, with Becks Cattle Co. ranking 10th in Arkansas Angus registrations

Becks Cattle Co., in Batesville, ranked as tenth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Arkansas with the American Angus Association during fiscal year 2021, which ended Sept. 30, according to Mark McCully, Association chief executive officer.

Angus breeders across the nation in 2021 registered 313,138 head of Angus cattle.

“Our Association members lead the industry in adopting new technology and breeding the most problem-free cattle for their customers,” McCully said.

“Cattlemen across the country continue to find registered Angus seedstock are the most profitable option for their herd.”

The American Angus Association is the nation’s largest beef breed organization, serving nearly 25,000 members across the United States, Canada and several other countries by providing programs and services to farmers, ranchers and others who rely on Angus to produce quality genetics for the beef industry and quality beef for consumers.

– American Angus Association

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