2014 Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting – January 21

There is no question that the beef cattle business has undergone some trying times the past few years.  Significant changes within the beef industry combined with increased production costs, drought, national and world economic woes have affected the entire beef production chain.  It is now more important than ever to stay current and up to date on new technologies and practices.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Johnson, Bosque, Hood, and Somervell counties will host the 15th Annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Seminar on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at the Somervell County Expo Center at 202 Bo Gibbs Dr. in Glen Rose Texas.  Registration will begin at 5:30 pm, meal will be served at 6:00 pm and the program will start at 6:30 pm.

This year’s program will feature:  Dr. Jason Johnson, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Economist is set to give an update on the Market Outlook for 2014 followed by “The Value of Known Bull Genetics” Dr. Robert Wells; Livestock Consultant, Noble Foundation.  Our program will wrap up with a presentation on Private Landowner water rights, Tiffany Dowell, Asst. Professor& Extension Specialist Ag. Law Texas A&M.

Interested producers are asked to RSVP by January 15th by calling the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension – Johnson County at 817-556-6370, Bosque County at (254) 435-2331, Somervell at (254) 897-2809, and Hood at (817) 579-3280. There will be a charge of $15.00 per person. Please make checks payable to Somervell Livestock Committee. You need to pre-register, but may pay at the door.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodations in order to participate in this Exte

nsion sponsored events are encouraged to contact Shawn Davis 254-897-2809 by January 15th to determine how reasonable accommodations may be made.


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