Tag Archives: beef cattle

CenTex Beef Cattle Program

2017 CenTex Beef Cattle Program September 29, 2017 Swinging B Ranch, Axtell, Texas (Located off Kirkland Hill Road, 20 minutes north east of Waco)   The 2017 CenTex Beef Cattle Program will include live cattle demonstrations, a ranch tour and a ribeye steak dinner.  The demonstrations, ranch tour, and speakers will include topics such as: Embryo Transfer and a live ET/Flush Benefits of a Bull Gain Test Managing Warm Season Forages to Meet Your Goals Benefits of Technology in Beef Cattle Beefmaster Breeders Update Bull Selection and Management… Read More →

Extension Beef Cattle Program

The nine county Extension Beef Cattle Program will be held on the beautiful “Swinging B” Ranch, Axtell, Texas on Friday, September 29th. The ranch is located off Kirkland Hill Road, 20 minutes North East of Waco.  This years’ program will include live cattle demonstrations, a ranch tour and a ribeye steak dinner. Speakers will include Dr. Jason Cleere – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Beef Cattle Specialist; Dr.s Dan Miller and Todd Whitesell, of M&W Cattle Services; Lance Bauer – Beefmaster Breeders United; Hugh Aljoe – Noble Foundation; and… Read More →


1 CEU Credit 8:00 am – Registration Registration Fee:  $25.00 Program Topics Include: Fundamentals of Pasture Leasing & Weaning Options to Reduce Stress and Weight Loss Dr. Jason Banta – Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Developing a Long Term Farm/Ranch Financial Plan & Factors affecting the Cattle Market Dr. Jason Johnson, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Economist Fall Armyworms, Grasshoppers, Mosquitos (Zika and West Nile) and their Control Dr. Wizzie Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension IPM Program Specialist Best Management Practices – Matching Your Herd to a Sire Dr…. Read More →

Beef Cattle Short Course

The annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course will be held August 1-3, 2016 at Texas A&M University.  This program has a rich tradition and historical place in the programs emanating from the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University.  Dating as far back as 1942, Professor John K Riggs started the first in a series of Beef Cattle Short Courses held on the campus of Texas A&M College to discuss the results of beef cattle research from the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station with Texas beef producers. … Read More →