The popular grass-fed beef conference is scheduled May 30-31 and will provide a comprehensive look at grass-fed beef production and marketing opportunities in Texas, according to organizers.
This Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service conference provides in-depth instruction and is hosted on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Understanding niche markets: What really constitutes natural, grass-fed and organic beef production.
- Forage-based nutrition for cattle: The fundamentals of growing forage in Texas.
- Bridging nutritional gaps in Texas due to deficiencies in forage quality or quantity.
- Managing pastures for improved cattle performance.
- Cattle types suited for grass-fed beef.
- Preventative herd health: Managing the health of cattle targeted for niche markets
- Carcass fabrication demonstration.
- Consumers and their expectations.
- A Taste of Texas Beef: Marketing a unique product.
Registration is $275 through May 15 and $300 after. On-site registration is $325. Register online and use the keyword “grassfed” or call 979-845-2604.
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