Source: AgriLife Today
A Beginning Rancher Educational Program is scheduled June 9-10 at the O.D. Butler Jr. Animal Science Complex at Texas A&M University in College Station.
The free workshop is open to those who have entered the ranching business over the past 10 years, said Dr. Tom Hairgrove, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock and food animal systems coordinator, College Station.
When & Where:
June 9 – workshop will begin at 5 p.m. at the Butler Complex with a dinner sponsored by the Texas Beef Council.
June 10 – workshop activities begin at 8 a.m. at the G. Rollie White Visitors Center inside the Butler Complex.
Speakers will include:
- Dr. Joe Paschal, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, Corpus Christi
- Dr. Kellye Thompson, Prairie View Cooperative Extension
- Kimberly Ratcliff, president of 100 Ranchers, a non-profit organization
- Jesse Carver, region executive officer of the Texas Livestock Marketing Association
- Greg Goudeau, owner of Navasota Livestock Auction
- Dr. Virginia Fajt, clinical associate professor, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, College Station
- Dr. Elizabeth Parker, chief veterinarian for the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases at Texas A&M