Source: AgriLife Today
Fence building, live cattle working and Brush Busters are among several demonstrations planned for the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course scheduled Aug. 3-5 at Texas A&M University in College Station.
All demonstrations will be Aug. 5 at various locations, and will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at noon.
Registration is $180 per person before July 30 or $220 afterwards. It includes educational materials, a copy of the 600-page Beef Cattle Short Course proceedings, trade show admittance, admission to the prime rib dinner, lunches, breakfasts and daily refreshments.
Register Online: http://beefcattleshortcourse.com/
Additional Topics, Events & Highlights:
- A beef cattle business management workshop, beef carcass value determination workshop and live cattle handling and chute side demonstrations, are also planned.
- Concurrent workshops will feature information on introductory cattle production, forage management practices, range management, nutrition and reproduction, record keeping, genetics, purebred cattle and much more.
- This year a second Introduction to Cattle Production session will be added and will outline in detail the production practices that happen throughout the year on a typical ranch.
- Participants can earn at least 10 Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide continuing education units if they are already licensed.
- An industry trade show will be held during the event, featuring more than 120 agricultural businesses and service exhibits.