Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Bryan Davis, 830-393-7357, email@example.com
FLORESVILLE – A Beef Cattle Rebuilding Workshop will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at the Edmond Pruski Ranch, 1406 Farm-to-Market Road 1303 in Floresville.
The workshop is presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Bexar, Guadalupe and Wilson counties in cooperation with Wilson County Soil and Water Conservation District, Wilson County Farm Bureau and Texas Farm Credit.
“This program will address aspects of cattle selection, nutrition and handling as well as managing the land to their benefit,” said Bryan Davis, AgriLife Extension agent for agriculture and natural resources, Wilson County. “Attendees should bring a lawn chair and wear comfortable clothes as most of the program will be outdoors.”
The workshop program offers two hours of Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – one in integrated pest management and one general – for commercial, non-commercial and private pesticide license holders.
The cost is $10 per person, and an RSVP is required by May 2 to the AgriLife Extension office in Wilson County at 830-393-7357 or Guadalupe County at 830-303-3889.
Registration will be at 9 a.m. followed by presentations. Topics and presenters will be:
— Selection and Management of Replacement Females, Dr. Joe Paschal, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi.
— Beef Cattle Nutrition, Lyssy and Eckel Feeds representative, Floresville.
— Chute-side Demonstration, Paschal.
— Brush Management Control Options and Proper Timing, Dr. Bob Lyons, AgriLife Extension range specialist, Uvalde.