Cow Calf Clinic planned for April 15
The 40th annual Central Texas Cow Calf Clinic will take place in Cameron on April 15 at the Milam County Youth Exposition Building, 301 S. Houston Street in Cameron.
“After having to postpone this yearly event in January due to COVID-19 restrictions, I’m excited to say we have a great program planned for April,” Milam County Ag Extension Agent Floyd Ingram said.
Registration is from 7:30-8 a.m. with an industry trade show.
The first presentation will be from 8-9 a.m. with Dr. Jason Johnson, Extension Economist, with the 2021 Beef Cattle Market Update and Outlook.
That will be followed by a presentation from 9-10 a.m. by Dr. Jason Cleere, TAMU Beef Cattle Specialist with Texas A&M. He will speak on Sire Selection Using EPD’s.
From 10-11:30 a.m. a live bull fertility demonstration on the importance of testing bulls will be presented by Dr. Thomas Hargrove, DVM, TAMU and Dr. Ky Pohler, TAMU Assistant Professor of Physiology or Reproduction.
Lunch will follow provided by Milam County Junior Livestock Association.
From 12:30-1:30 p.m. James Jackson, Range and Pasture Specialist, will present Managing Pasture, Weeds and Brush for the Cow-Calf Operations.
From 1:30-2:30 p.m. Dr. Ron Gill, Extension Livestock Specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife, will discuss “My Cattle Do What to the Planet? Misconceptions and Myths about the industry’s environmental impact.”
Please RSVP to the Milam County Extension Office at (254) 697-7045 for meal count by April 13. Program cost is $20 paid at the door.
There will be two BE2 CEU hours offered from pesticide applicators.
The event is hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Milam, Roberts, Bell, Falls and Williamson counties.