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The Cattlemen’s Update makes a stop in Fallon on Jan. 11 at the Fallon Convention Center.

The Cattlemen’s Update makes a stop in Fallon on Jan. 11 at the Fallon Convention Center.

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This year’s Cattlemen’s Update is coming to Fallon on Jan. 11 at the Fallon Convention Center.
Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and the event includes dinner.
For those interested in a virtual program, however, sessions will be held on Jan. 10.
A virtual program via Zoom Webinar is from 10 a.m. to noon. Health is the topic for the 10 a.m. session and features the state veterinarian, Amy Mitchell. Her panel includes Randy Walstrom, JJ Goicoechea (invited), and Lena Torvik (invited).
The next session at 11 a.m. is on cattle markets and production. The panel includes: Tom Barnes, Barnes Ranches, Inc; David Stix, Stix Cattle Co.; and Sam Mori, Mori Ranches, LLC.
The webinar registration link is
The in-person sessions at the various stops in Northern Nevada include the following presenters:
• Welcome and Update on UNR College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources
Dr. Bill Payne, Dean of College of Agriculture, Biotechnology; and Barry Perryman, Professor and Department Chair, College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources
• Development and Management of Heifers: The basis of building a successful cowherd
Guest Speaker: Carson Anderson Oney, Graduated August 2021 with M.S. Animal Sciences-Reproductive Physiology, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Fallon.
• Repeat Photography Study Santa Rosa Range
Brad Schultz, Professor and Extension Educator, CABNR, University of Nevada, Reno
• Project Updates: Virtual Fences and Pre-emergent Herbicides for Cheatgrass
Paul Meiman, Extension Specialist, Rangeland Livestock/Wildlife Interactions, CABNR, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
• Update Extension Mobile Slaughter Trailer Project
Staci Emm, Extension Educator Mineral County, CABNR, University of Nevada, Reno; and Lindsay Chichester, Extension Educator Douglas County, CABNR, University of Nevada, Reno
• Tax Options During Drought for the Cow-Calf Producer
Public Accountant by Area
Boehringer Ingelheim is proving the sponsor videos.
This year’s schedule includes:
Jan. 10, 10 a.m., Virtual session: This session will be offered via Zoom only. Register at
Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m., Sierra Valley, Calif., dinner provided Sierra Valley Grange #466, 92203 Highway 70
Jan. 11, 10 a.m., Gardnerville, lunch provided, Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane
Jan. 11, 5:30 p.m., Fallon, dinner provided, Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way
Jan. 12, 5:30 p.m., Ely, dinner provided, Ely Convention Center, 150 W. Sixth St.
Jan. 13, 12:30 p.m., Elko, dinner provided, Dalling Hall, 600 Commercial St.
Jan. 14, 10 a.m., Winnemucca, lunch provided, Extension Office, 1085 Fairgrounds Road
Times given for the in-person sessions are registration times, with the program beginning 30 minutes later. For information, contact Staci Emm, Extension educator for Mineral County, at or 775-475-4227.
Persons in need of special accommodations or assistance should call or notify Paul Lessick, civil rights and compliance coordinator, at or 702-257-5577 at least three days prior to the scheduled event.


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