A fall cattle clinic is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Brazos Valley Livestock Commission.

The event is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in cooperation with the Brazos County Beef and Forage Committee.

“We have put together a program that will be of interest to all cattle producers in the Brazos Valley,” said Dusty Tittle, AgriLife Extension Service agent for Brazos County. “Attendees will have the opportunity to see a live cattle operation and learn more about choosing quality traits. Plus we will have  a cattle market outlook presentation allowing everyone to plan ahead for the rest of year and into 2016.”

A fall cattle clinic is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the Brazos Valley Livestock Commission. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin)

Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Preregistration is requested by Oct. 23 for accurate meal planning. Call 979-823-0129 or email janice.anderson@ag.tamu.edu .

Registration will start at 8:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 9 a.m.

Topics and speakers include:

-Live cattle evaluation led by Dr. Jason Cleere, AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle specialist, College Station.

-Beef cattle market update and futures outlook, Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension Service livestock economist.

-Forages and pests, Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olsen, AgriLife Extension Service forage specialist, Overton.

-Overview of the federal Clean Water Act and effects on landowners, Matt Brown.

-Beef carcass value, Dr. Dan Hale, AgriLife Extension Service meat specialist.

 

For more information, call 979-823-0129.