The School for Successful Ranching at the Cattle Raisers Convention March 23-25 in Fort Worth provides time to explore what is relevant to you, offers information you can use at home right away, and has classes that will help you stretch and develop better ranching skills. 35 hours of practical instruction for beginners, intermediate and advanced operators, that will provide you with the practical, real-world information you need to help improve your cattle operation.
This year classes are broken down into learning tracks to help you find the information that will benefit you most. Choose from business management, cattle health, cattle nutrition, genetics and selection, legal, marketing or range and pasture or sample classes from different tracks to round out your visit.
A few highlights:
Three Rules of Profitable Cow-Calf Production Help us kick off the 2018 School for Successful Ranching as Donnell Brown of R.A. Brown Ranch shares his experiences to help make you more profitable. R.A. Brown Ranch won the prestigious NCBA Cattle Business of the Century Award and Brown serves as the 2018 Beef Improvement Federation president.
Ask An Ag Lawyer is an interactive session featuring agriculture lawyers answering your questions! Get answers to questions on a variety of critical issues like water law, oil and gas law, eminent domain, property issues and much more.
Stocking Rates One of the most asked questions when evaluating pasture is: “How many cows can I run?” This question isn’t as easy to answer as some might think! Bring your calculator, because this session will give you the tools to determine your own stocking rate.
Marketing Your Cattle: Insider Tips Do you want to get the most for your calves? We’re betting that the answer is yes. To get there, Ken Jordan of Jordan Cattle Auction will share his years of experience in a practical discussion based on millions of cattle marketed. Learn tips that can help you maximize the value of your cattle.
Register before March 12 to save more than $100 off on-site prices! Read more…