Thursday, September 15, 2016

Beef Cattle Replacement Selection & Economics of Rebuilding the Cowherd

Beef Cattle Replacement Selection & Economics of Rebuilding the Cowherd
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Parish Hall
4045 FM 535, Rockne, TX
September 23, 2016

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.  Registration
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.  Alternatives for Selecting and Obtaining Replacements- Dr. Steve Hammack, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist (retired)
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.  Economic Value of Management Practices (calf & reproductive)- Mac Young, Extension Program Specialist
10:45 - 11:30 a.m.  Cow Bid or Herd Rebuilding Decision Tools- Dr. Greg Kaase, Extension Program Specialist
11:30 - Noon  Beef Cattle Market and Replacement Cattle Values- Dr. Rob Hogan, Extension Economist
Noon - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch (RSVP by September 19 to ensure an accurate meal count) Sponsored by Capital Farm Credit of Lockhart & La Grange, TX       1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Pesticide Laws & Regulations/Worker Protection Standards Update- Perry Cervantes, Texas Department of Agriculture
2:00 p.m.  Evaluation & Adjourn

Registration is $15 per person if paid by September 19 to Bastrop County Extension Office at 901 Pecan Street in Bastrop. Late registration onsite is $25. Make checks or money orders payable to the Bastrop Ag Fund (no cash will be accepted). This program is sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Bastrop & Caldwell Counties, and Capital Farm Credit. One hour of CEU credit (1 hour in Laws & Regulations) will be offered to commercial, non-commercial and private pesticide applicators. One (1) Texas Beef Quality Assurance Program (BQA) credit will also be offered.

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 Caldwell County two days prior to the event (512) 581-7186, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides equal opportunities in its programs and employment to all persons, regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.