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A multi-province beef and feed workshop will take place in Stockdale on May 10

A group of bulls standing on a farm.  Beef nutrition will be one of the topics discussed at the multi-county beef and feed workshop held May 10 in Stockton. A group of bulls standing on a farm.  Beef nutrition will be one of the topics discussed at the multi-county beef and feed workshop held May 10 in Stockton.
Livestock nutrition will be one of the topics discussed at the multi-county beef and feed workshop held May 10 in Stockdale. (Sam Craft/Texas A&M AgriLife)

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Atascosa, Bexar, Guadalupe and Wilson counties will host a beef and feed workshop in Stockdale on May 10.

The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kosciusko Community Hall, 7975 Farm-to-Market Road 541 East. The cost of participation is €25 and can be paid at the door. Cash or checks are accepted, and checks can be made payable to the Wilson Ag Education Fund.

Pre-registration is recommended and can be done by calling the AgriLife Extension office in Atascosa County at 830-569-0034, Bexar County at 210-631-0400, Guadalupe County at 830-303-3889 or Wilson County at 830-393 -7357.

Two Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units – one general and one integrated pest management – ​​will be available to private pesticide application license holders. Lunch will be provided.

Agenda workshop beef and roughage

The speakers and topics for the workshop include:

  • Brush management options and equipment demonstration — Megan Clayton, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension range specialist and professor in the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Uvalde.
  • Nutritional Needs of the Cowherd – Karl Harborth, Ph.D., livestock specialist with AgriLife Extension and professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, Corpus Christi.
  • Rainfall Capture and Efficient Use – Kason Haby, Land Management Advisor, Heritage Land Stewards, Hondo.
  • Maximizing Forage Production and Grazing – Josh McGinty, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agronomist and associate professor in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Corpus Christi.
  • Lyssy Beefmaster Tour – Lauren and Alyssa Lyssy, Owners, Lyssy Beefmasters, Stockdale.

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