For Immediate Release
August 30, 2010
Contact: Carmen Fenton
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Ranchers in the Vernon area can attend a free Cattlemen’s Field Day hosted by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA). The field day will take place Friday, Sept. 10, at the Wilbarger County Auditorium in Vernon, Texas.
Experts will present programs focused on testing animals who are persistently infected with Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV-PI), fetal programming and sustained nutrition, vaccination management, and new marketing programs for cattle producers.
A complimentary lunch will be served at noon. The program begins at 1 p.m. and will conclude at 5 p.m. All participants with pesticide applicator licenses will receive two Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). Participants will also receive one beef quality credit.
Participants should RSVP to Stacy Fox at (800) 242-7820 or email [email protected].
The Wilbarger County Auditorium is located at 2100 Yamparika Street in Vernon.
Sponsors include Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., Dow AgroSciences, Gold Standard Labs, IDEXX Laboratories, Purina Mills, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas Beef Council 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.