AgriLife Extension sets 2015 Sandhills Cattleman’s Conference

AgriLife Extension sets 2015 Sandhills Cattleman’s Conference

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the 2015 Sandhills Cattleman’s Conference from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 14 at the James Roberts Center, 855 E. Broadway St. in Andrews, Texas.

The multi-county event is being hosted by the AgriLife Extension offices in Andrews, Ward and Winkler-Loving counties.

“We hope to make this an annual event for ranchers in the Sandhills region of Far West Texas, with a rotating agenda and location each spring,” said Caleb Eaton, AgriLife Extension agent in Ward County.

Individual registration is $30 due upon arrival and includes lunch. RSVP by April 6 to Amanda Necessary, AgriLife Extension agent in Andrews County, at 432-524-1421 or .

Necessary can also be contacted for more information, as can Eaton at 432-943-2682 or Dena Floyd, AgriLife Extension agent for Winkler-Loving counties, at 432-586-2593.

Topics and speakers will include:

– Cowherd Nutrition, Kent Mills, Hi-Pro Feeds, Snyder.

– Bull Management, Eaton.

– Restocking Options, Bill Thompson, AgriLife Extension economist, San Angelo.

– Ag Law and Grazing Leases, Tiffany Dowell-Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist, Amarillo.

– Reseeding Pipelines, Dr. Alyson, McDonald, AgriLife Extension range specialist, Fort Stockton.

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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