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Central Texas Beef Program

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17th Annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting

The annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at the Meridian Civic Center located at 309 West River Street in Meridian, Texas. Registration will start at 5:30PM with Dinner at 6:00PM and Programs at 6:30PM. This is the seventeenth year for this event in our four county area (Bosque, Somervell, Hood and Johnson). This year’s program will include the following presentations: Heifer Selection & Retention by Dr. Jason Cleere, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Beef Cattle Specialist; Beef Market Update by Dr…. Read More →

Beef Production and Price Projections

You may not have realized it, but for the first time in almost a decade America’s cattle herd has increased. According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service the number of cattle and calves in the U.S. as of January 1, 2015, totaled 89.8 million head. This is an increase over last year’s total by 1%. The number of cows and heifers that have calved is up roughly 2% from 2014, while the total number of beef cows is up 2%. Two other areas up 1% over last… Read More →

Texas Beef Council – Beef 706

      This program is paid for by your Beef Checkoff dollars.  There is no additional charge for this class or your meals.  You are responsible for your lodging if needed. Register to attend BEEF 706 Jan 13-14 or Jan 15-16, 2015  Register online at:  http://texasbeef.org CALL: 1-800-846-4113 or EMAIL: jhodgkins@txbeef.org     BEEF 706 A Hands-On Seminar about Beef Quality Excellence in Texas   Jan 13-14, 2015   Jan 15-16, 2015 Texas A&M University College Station, TX   What People Are Saying About Beef 706 “I have… Read More →

Ranch Gathering – Cranfills Gap

Join the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) for a Ranch Gathering Tuesday, October 28, 2014 hosted by Gap Ranch Supply and Cobb Properties at Gap Ranch Ranch Supply in Cranfills Gap. Dinner will be provided and catered by Red Chain Feeds. The gathering registration and beef dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by presentations at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss this Ranch Gathering featuring an update on TSCRA activities and issues facing ranchers! It will be an evening full of fun, food and fellowship! Please RSVP… Read More →

CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium

6th Annual CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium Register HERE. Pay at the door.

CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium

The annual CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium will be held on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Hill College Performing Arts Center located in Hillsboro, Texas. This is the sixth year for this event in our 9 County area (Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Falls, Hamilton, Hill, Johnson, Limestone and McLennan). The CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium was requested by local cattlemen and will become a smaller and localized version of the Beef Cattle Short Course held at Texas A&M in College Station.  Speakers will address the Central Texas cattle producers’ issues… Read More →

Fall Activities

Mark your calendars now for the Bosque County Hay Show and Central Texas Beef Clinic.  There are two dates to remember for the Hay Show.  The first is the Hay Show entry day on Friday, September 19th.  All entries will need to be taken to the Iredell Ag Shop between 8 and noon that day. The Hay Show and Scholarship Auction will take place on Monday, October 20th.  Bob Lyons, Range Specialist, will be the featured speaker.  He will address the topic of “How We Waste Our Rainfall.”… Read More →

Notice of Texas Beef Checkoff Referendum

WHAT IS THE TEXAS BEEF CHECKOFF? Upon request of the Texas cattle industry and in accordance with provisions of Texas Agriculture Code, Ch. 41, Subchapter H and Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) rules 4 TAC, Ch. 17, Subchapter A, Div. 2, TDA will conduct a referendum on the establishment of a refundable assessment on cattle sales or ownership transfer in Texas. Eligible Texas producers of cattle will vote to determine if a refundable maximum assessment of $1.00 per head of cattle will be collected at each point of… Read More →

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,… Read More →