As we ease into summer time (or perhaps blast into summer time), it’s vital for ranchers to deal with their pastures and herds within the areas of weed management, parasite administration, herd diet and extra.
Margins within the beef cattle business have gotten tighter with rising enter prices. By way of using beneficiant sponsors, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension places of work of Victoria, Jackson, and Calhoun have partnered to deliver you a area day freed from cost. The sponsors embody Purina Animal Diet, Corteva AgriScience, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension and the Jackson County Cattle Raisers Affiliation.
The sector day shall be start at 5 p.m. June 7 on the Mitchell’s Ranch at 2880 County Street 429, Lolita. The academic program will run from 5-7 p.m. with dinner served after this system. One credit score within the built-in pest administration class for licensed pesticide applicators shall be out there. As well as, a number of door prizes shall be given out on the dinner.
This ought to be a implausible alternative for ranchers to study extra about diet and pasture administration. We hope to make this an annual occasion that’s rotated among the many three counties. Victoria County is slated for subsequent yr’s area day.
Please RSVP previous to June 3 to the Victoria, Jackson or Calhoun County Extension places of work on the following numbers respectively, 361-575-4581, 361-782-3312, and 361-552-9747.
Matt Bochat is a County Extension Agent – Ag/Pure Sources Victoria County Texas A&M Agrilife Extension.
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