Thursday, August 20, 2015

Beef Cattle Management Series - Final Class!

Beef Cattle Management Series - III
Travis County East Service Center
 6011 Blue Bluff Rd., Austin, Texas 78724
September 17, 2015

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.           Registration

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.           Soil Testing Campaign - Rachel Bauer

9:45 - 10:45 a.m.         Trailer Laws Update – Texas Department of Public Safety

10:45 - Noon               How to control Predatory / Scavenging Birds & Controlling the Coyote Population around your beef herd - Jacob Hetzel, Wildlife Biologist, TWS(Texas Wildlife Services)

Noon -  12:45 p.m.      Lunch – Tres Amigos (RSVP & pay by Sept. 14th to ensure an accurate meal count) Lunch Speaker: Usage of Texas Beef Checkoff dollars - Mike McCravey, Industry Relations Manager, Texas Beef Council

12:45 - 1:15 p.m.         Horn Fly Research on the Travis/Bastrop County Line - Julie Zimmerman

1:15 - 1:45 p.m.           Feral Hog Diseases and Beef Cattle - Jacob Hetzel, Wildlife Biologist, TWS

1:45 - 3:00 p.m.           Beef Herd Health - Dr. Floron “Buddy” Faries, DVM, State AgriLife Veterinarian, (Ret.)

3:00  p.m.                    Wrap up & Evaluation                     

Registration is $25 per person if paid by Sept. 14 to the Bastrop County Extension Office at 901 Pecan Street in Bastrop or the Travis County Extension Office at 1600B Smith Road in Austin, 78721.  Late registration onsite is $30.  Make checks or money orders payable to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension acct. #280100-60020 (no cash will be accepted).   This program is co-sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Bastrop & Travis Counties.  Three hours of CEU credits  (3 hours in Integrated Pest Management category) will be offered to commercial, non-commercial and private pesticide applicators.  

Person with disabilities who plan to attend meetings or functions who may need auxiliary aids or services are requested to contact the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Bastrop County at (512) 581-7186 two days prior to the event so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  Educational programs of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.  The Texas A&M University System, U. S. Department of Agriculture and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.