Cattlemen’s Update stampedes into Fallon
January 2, 2014
The annual Cattlemen's Update makes a stop in Fallon on Monday to give ranchers the latest information regarding their industry.
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources; and the College of Business will host the 2014 Cattlemen's Update across Nevada next week with daily educational program. The session in Fallon begins at 6 p.m. at the Churchill County Fairgrounds; multipurpose building. Dinner will be served.
The Cattlemen's Update provides cattle producers with current information about important management practices and issues that may affect the efficiency, productivity, profitability and sustainability of their businesses. Each day during the week, the program is held at a different location in the state, where experts discuss pertinent topics with participants. Each program usually lasts two to three hours.
The cost is $20 per ranch per location attended. Registration is at the door, and includes a meal and the "Red Book" tracking guide for cattlemen for each participant.
Topics to be discussed this year include the following:
Utilizing Kochia for Forage
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Sage Grouse Update
Rancher Insights on Managing Trich
Production Recommendations Based on Results of Social Behavior Study Results on Tricomaniasis & Update on Foothill Abortion Research
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Assessing the Impact of a Killed Tritrichomonas Foetus Vaccine on Clearance of the Organism and Subsequent Fertility of Heifers
Nevada Cattlemen's Association Update
Nevada Beef Check Off Update
Local Veterinarian Update
Programs begin 30 minutes after registration time.