Beef Cattle Management Program Will Have Meaty Topics

July 16, 2015 04:51 AM
Beef Cattle Management Program Will Have Meaty Topics

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Travis and Bastrop counties will present a Beef Cattle Management Series July 30 in Elgin.

The program will be from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Elgin VFW Hall, 118 Old Sayers Road. Registration will be from 8-8:30 a.m. with presentations to follow.

Topics will be a pesticide laws and regulations update, trailer laws update, the future of the cattle industry and beef cattle health issues.

Lunch will be from noon-12:45 p.m., followed by a panel discussion on cattle health issues, feed prices and market outlook.

Three hours of Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units –1.5 hours in laws and regulations and 1.5 hours in integrated pest management — will be offered to commercial, non-commercial and private pesticide applicators.

RSVP is required to ensure an accurate meal count. Registration is $25 per person if paid by July 22 to the AgriLife Extension office in Bastrop County at 901 Pecan St. in Bastrop or the AgriLife Extension office in Travis County at 1600B Smith Road in Austin. Late on-site registration is $30.

Make checks or money orders payable to the Bastrop Ag Fund. No cash will be accepted.

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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