Nolan, Fisher Counties’ Beef Cattle Conference set for August 13 in Roscoe

Staff Writer

ROSCOE-- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting a beef cattle conference for Nolan and Fisher counties on Aug. 13.
The conference will be held at the Roscoe Collegiate ISD STEM Center, 12822 North Interstate 20 Frontage Road, Roscoe. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. with a meal, followed by speakers.
Attendees can pay a reduced price if registered by Aug. 9, or pay full price at the door.
Register by calling Zachary Wilcox, AgriLife Extension agent for Nolan County, at 325-236-6912, or Nick Dickson, AgriLife Extension agent for Fisher County, at 325-776-3259.
“We’re packing a lot of information into this event,” said Wilcox. “By having it in the evening, we are hoping it allows more folks the opportunity to attend and learn from our expert field of speakers.”
Topics and speakers include:
Top Legal Issues Facing Ranchers – Stephanie Bradly Fryer, attorney, Stephanie Bradley Fryer Law Firm, Stamford.
Market Considerations: What is a good price for my calves? - Donna Hughes, Daniels Trading Company, Abilene.
Bull Fertility and Management – Dr. Bruce Carpenter, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, Ft. Stockton.
Understanding EPD’s: Live animal evaluation – Carpenter, Roddy Alexander, Alexander Ag, Roscoe.
“There will be time for attendees to ask questions of our speakers as well,” said Dickson. “We have structured this program so that ideally everyone leaves with new information that will benefit their programs.”