Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting

Somervell, Bosque, Hood and Johnson County A&M AgriLife extension offices are partnering to hold the 19th annual Central Texas Beef Cattle meeting.  This is the program that was cancelled in January due to weather conditions. The new date for this event is Tuesday, April 24, 2018 with registration starting at 5:30pm at the Johnson County Livestock Exchange, located at 3119 North Main Street in Cleburne, Texas.

The event is open to anybody who would like to attend.  It will provide a basic education in agriculture, specifically cow-calf operations.  Attendees with a pesticides applicator license can receive 1 continuing education hour for attending the event.  Topics at this event will include a Live Cattle Demonstration conducted by George Davis, Owner/Operator of the Johnson County Livestock Exchange; Cattle Production Management Practices, by Dr. Jason Cleere, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist; Wildlife & Cattle Management Working Together, by Kevin Derzapf, Rangeland Management Specialist for NRCS.

A steak dinner will be provided onsite starting at 6:00pm with the program to follow at 6:30pm.  Registration cost for the program is $10 payable at the door.  Please RSVP by April 17, 2018 if you plan to attend. To register for the program or for questions please contact Chelsea Dorward at the Bosque County Extension Office at 254-435-2331.

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