For immediate release
Contact: Carmen Fenton
Fort Worth, Texas – Ranchers in the Mount Pleasant area are invited to attend a free Cattlemen’s Field Day hosted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). The field day will take place Wednesday, June 23, at the Titus County Extension Office in Mount Pleasant.
Experts will present programs focused on Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD), fetal programming and sustained nutrition, and new marketing programs for cattle producers.
A complimentary beef lunch will be served at noon. The program begins at 1:00 p.m. and will conclude at 5:00 p.m. All participants with pesticide applicator licenses will receive two Continuing Education Credits (CEUs).
Participants will also receive one beef quality credit.
The full speaker schedule is below.
What is BVD and How So Few Can Affect So Many
Neal Odom, IDEXX Laboratories
BVD Testing – Technology to Find BVD
Chris McClure, Gold Standard Labs
Fetal Programming and Sustained Nutrition
Doug Hawkins, Purina Mills
Weed and Brush Product Update
Brant Mettler, Dow AgroSciences
Beef Industry Update
Stacy Fox, TSCRA
Titus County Update
Kenny Rollins, Titus County AgriLife Extension Agent
Current and Emerging Added Value Opportunities
Dwyatt Bell, NETBIO
Importance of Injection Sites and Vaccination Management
Dr. Mac Devin, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Participants should RSVP to Stacy Fox at 800-242-7820 or email [email protected].
The Titus County Extension Office is located at 1708 North Industrial Blvd. in Mount Pleasant.
For more information including a map to the location, please visit www.tscra.org and click on Calendar of Events. The Mount Pleasant Cattlemen’s Field Day is listed under educational events.
Sponsors include Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., Dow AgroSciences, Gold Standard Labs, IDEXX Laboratories, Purina Mills, Texas AgriLife Extension Service and TSCRA.
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is a 133-year-old trade organization. As the largest and oldest livestock association in Texas, TSCRA represents more than 15,000 beef cattle producers, ranching families and businesses who manage approximately 4 million head of cattle on 51.5 million acres of range and pasture land, primarily in Texas and Oklahoma. TSCRA provides law enforcement and livestock inspection services, legislative and regulatory advocacy, industry news and information, insurance services and educational opportunities for its members and the industry.