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18th Annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting

Somervell, Bosque, Hood and Johnson County A&M AgriLife extension offices are partnering to hold the 18th annual Central Texas Beef Cattle meeting. This educational program will feature Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist in entomology, beef cattle, and economics. The date for this event is January 17, 2017 with registration starting at 5:30 PM at the First United Methodist Family Center, 405 North East Barnard Street, Glen Rose, TX 76043. The event is open for anybody to attend. It will provide basic education in agriculture specifically cow-calf operations. Attendees… Read More →

Stocker Cattle Program

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of McLennan, Bosque, Hill, Limestone and Bell counties will be hosting a Stocker Cattle Program on Wednesday, July 6th at the West Auction Barn in West, Texas.  Registration will start at 7:30AM with program to follow at 8:00AM. 1 General CEU will be offered for individuals holding a Private Applicator’s Pesticide License.  Cost of the program and meal is $20.00 and can be paid at the door.  Breakfast is being provided by Capital Farm Credit and there will be a noon meal.  Please confirm… Read More →

Stocker Cattle Program

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of McLennan, Bosque, Hill, Limestone and Bell counties will be hosting a Stocker Cattle Program on Wednesday, July 6th at the West Auction Barn in West, Texas.  Registration will start at 7:30 am with program to follow at 8:00 am. Topics to be discussed include:  Producing Premium Calves, Sire Influenced by Dr. Jason Cleere, Beef Cattle Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service; Market Update, Factors of Stocker Cattle Value by Brian Upmore of the West Auction Barn; Feed & Mineral Supplementation by Kyle… Read More →

2015 CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium

The 7th Annual CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the Community Center located at 118 CR 234 Reagan TX. 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 and concerns.  A trade show will also be a part of the program. This year’s program will include presentations from industry leaders starting… Read More →

2015 CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium

The 7th Annual CenTex Beef Cattle Symposium will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at the Community Center located at 118 CR 234 Reagan TX. 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 and concerns.  A trade show will also be a part of the program. This year’s program will include presentations from industry leaders starting… Read More →

Stocker Cattle Program

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will be hosting a Stocker Cattle Program on Wednesday, July 8th at the West Auction Barn in West, Texas.  Registration will start at 8:00AM with program to follow at 8:30AM. Topics to be discussed include:  Stocker Cattle Health by Dr. John Davidson and Kelly Cross of Boehringer-Ingleheim; Purchasing Quality/Value Stocker Cattle by Brian Upmore of West Auction Barn; Challenges for Auction Barns to Remain Compliant by Jesse Carver of Livestock Marketing Association and Feed and Mineral Supplementation by Kyle Latham from Midcontinent Livestock Supplements…. 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 →

Private Land Stewardship Workshop – Copperas Cove

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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 →