THE AG SIDE
On Jan. 4, the offices of Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in Bell, Burleson, Falls, Milam, Robertson and Williamson counties will sponsor the annual Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic. This annual event will serve as an excellent opportunity for area cattle raisers to obtain updates on the industry and markets, ways to improve production and economic viability.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Milano Livestock Exchange, in Milano TX. Registration cost will be $20 and includes lunch and morning refreshments. Registration for the event will begin at 8 a.m.
This years’ program will showcase Livestock Updates and the Nutrition of a Hay Bale, addressing animal’s nutritional needs, to maximize economics and minimize hay waste, presented by Dr. Jason Cleere, Extension Beef Specialist.
Also, state forage specialist Dr. Larry Redmon will discuss fertility, herbicide options and use, rotation of pastures, and the proper procedure for harvesting and baling hay. And we will also have a current economic and market outlook, and the economics of making vs. buying vs. using/feeding hay in a cow/calf operation, presented by Dr. Jason Johnson, extension agriculture economist.
Also offered will be 3.0 CEU hours (3.0 Gen) for TDA Pesticide License Holders and for 3.0 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) hours. For additional information, please contact the Milam County Extension Office at 254-697-7045.