Profit for Cattle Producers is the theme for this year’s Texas A&M University Beef Cattle Short Course scheduled Aug. 1–3 at Rudder Tower in College Station, Texas. Updates on the National Animal Identification System will be presented along with other workshops as part of the Cattleman’s College sessions.

Registration by July 27 is $120 per participant. This includes admission to the two-and-a-half-day educational conference, including Cattleman’s College, a copy of the Short Course proceedings, trade show admittance, a special prime rib dinner, meals and refreshment breaks. You can find more information and register online at or by calling 979-845-6931.

A ranch estate-planning seminar is scheduled for Aug. 3–4. Registration is $100 per person. Contact Sharon Wehring at 979-845-2226 or by e-mail at