Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service : Tri-county range, livestock clinic slated for Dec. 7 in Brady
BRADY - The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Tri-County Range and Livestock Clinic from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Heart of Texas Event Center, 804 San Angelo Highway in Brady.
Cattle nutrition will be one of the topics offered during the Tri-County Range and Livestock Clinic Dec. 7 in Brady. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Steve Byrns)
The program is being conducted by the AgriLife Extension offices in McCulloch, Menard and Concho counties, said Justin Klinksiek, AgriLife Extension agent in McCulloch County.
Preregistration is $20 for those who RSVP by Dec. 1 and $25 thereafter. For more information and to RSVP, contact Klinksiek at 325-597-1295, [email protected] , or Lisa Brown, AgriLife Extension agent in Menard County, at 325-396-4787, [email protected]
'We have a good and varied mix of topics with a top slate of speakers,' Klinksiek said. 'We'll also have an excellent lunch sponsored by Central Texas Farm Credit and offer three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units. It'll be a good program featuring everything from sheep and cattle management to proper grass stewardship.'
Topics and speakers will be:
The Wonderful World of Grass and Your Stewardship, Dr. Barron Rector, AgriLife Extension range specialist, College Station.
Laws and Regulations, Cory Pence, Texas Department of Agriculture representative, San Angelo.
Drift Management, Dr. Allan McGinty, retired AgriLife Extension range specialist, San Angelo.
Parasites in Sheep and Goats/Products on the Market, Dr. Reid Redden, AgriLife Extension state sheep and goat specialist, San Angelo.
Cattle Nutrition/Fall and Spring Calving, Dr. Chase Runyan, Angelo State University assistant professor, San Angelo.
Farm Bill Update, Bill Thompson, AgriLife Extension economist, San Angelo.