GRAHAM – What’s the time line for mandatory animal identification? Is there a good preventative for wheat pasture bloat? Is there a major change coming in cattle prices?
Cattle producers can get the answer to these and other questions Nov. 3 at the 12th annual North Central Texas Cattleman’s Clinic, said Brad Morrison, Texas Cooperative Extension agent in Young County.
The clinic will be held in the Young County Arena on U.S. Hwy. 380 East. Registration begins at 1 p.m. The program will conclude with a steak dinner at 5:30 p.m.
“This clinic is sponsored by Extension offices in Young, Jack, Palo Pinto and Stephens counties,” Morrison said. “There is a $5 fee for dinner. We would like those who plan to attend to RSVP for the dinner by Nov. 1.
“Those who attend will qualify to earn pesticide continuing education credits from the Texas Department of Agriculture.”
This year’s clinic will include presentations on:
“Cattle Price Outlook,” Dr. Stan Bevers, Extension economist at Vernon;
“Wheat Pasture Bloat – There’s More To It Than Meets The Eye,” Dr. Bill Pinchak, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station ruminant nutritionist at Vernon;
“Premise and Cattle ID – Your Herd Is On The Clock,” Kenny Edgar, Texas Animal Health Commission, Austin; and
“Assisting In Difficult Calving Situations – Reducing Stress On You And The Cow,” Dr. Buddy Faries, Extension veterinarian at College Station.
For more information or registration, contact Morrison at (940) 549-0737, the Extension office in Jack County at (940) 567-2132, the Extension office in Palo Pinto County at (940) 659-1228, or the Extension office in Stephens County at (254) 559-2313.