Big Bend Range and Beef Cattle Seminar set for May 13

03:28PM May 06, 2014
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( Wyatt Bechtel )

The Big Bend Range and Beef Cattle Seminar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is set for May 13 at Sul Ross State University’s Everett E. Turner Range Animal Science Building at Alpine, Texas.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the program following at 9 a.m. Adjournment is set for 3:30 p.m.

Individual registration is $10 due upon arrival. Attendees must make their own lunch arrangements.

For more information and to RSVP by May 9, call the AgriLife Extension offices for Brewster/Jeff Davis counties at 432-249-0265 or Presidio County at 432-729-4746.

"We have a wide range of topics set for a relatively short amount of time, so this program should be especially fast-paced and informative," said Logan Boswell, AgriLife Extension agent for Brewster/Jeff Davis counties.

"A highlight of the seminar will be a report from a climatologist with Arizona State University via satellite link. He will outline what we can expect from upcoming weather patterns.

"Other topics will include rebuilding the cow herd, beef cattle market outlook, brush control using the latest technology, bull management, Farm Bill considerations and horn fly control. All in all, I think this well-rounded program should have something of interest for just about anybody in the cattle or ranch business in Far West Texas."

Source: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service