Extension Beef Cattle Program

CenTex Beef Symposium Set for September 24th

The theme for the Annual CenTex Beef Symposium is “The Business End of The Cattle Business”.  This annual event is sponsored by 9 area counties in Central Texas and will be held Friday, September 24th at the Texas A&M McGregor Research Center, 773 Ag Farm Road, McGregor, Texas.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the programs start at 8:30 a.m. with Dr. Don Gill, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist discussing “Factors Affecting Profitability and Key Performance Indicators” in the beef herd.

Dr. Jason Johnson, Extension Economist will provide information on “From the Rancher to the Consumer, How Does the Cash Flow”?

After a morning break, Shelly Coston, Bell County Clerk and Marvin Wills, TSCRA Special Ranger, will provide an update on “Livestock Brand Registration Renewals, the Process, Timing, and Importance”.

Robin Thomas, CPA, Agribusiness Owner and Rancher will provide information regarding “Tax Planning and Tax Law Changes or Updates for Preparing 2021 Taxes”.

After lunch and a few words from program sponsors, Dr. Don Renchie will provide an update on “New Regulations and Required Trainings for Herbicides for Weed and Brush Control”.  The program will conclude around 2:00 p.m. with door prizes. 1 CEU is offered for pesticide license holders. The registration fee is $20 and can be paid at the door.  We do ask that you RSVP by calling to 254-435-2331 or email to chelsea.dorward@ag.tamu.edu for a meal count.


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