Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Lampasas, Burnet, and Llano Counties are hosting the CenTex Cow/Calf Clinic in Lampasas on Tues. Aug. 19, 2008 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building (1793 N. HWY 281). Registration begins at 8:00 am, with the program starting promptly at 8:30. This year’s theme is “Turbulent Times in the Beef Industry.” The program will include information on Reproductive Efficiency, Selection for Today’s Market, New Value-
Added Beef Cuts, and Beef Cattle Economics with an update on this year’s market.
The now mandatory Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) will also be discussed. Confirmed speakers include: Dr. Rick Machen (Extension Livestock Specialist), Dr. Davey Griffin (Professor and Meat Science Specialist, Texas A&M University), and Dr. William Thompson (Extension Economist).
A BBQ lunch will be provided, as will two CEUs for those individuals holding a pesticide applicator’s license. Cost to attend the program is $10 per participant. Please RSVP by Aug. 15 if you plan on attending in order to get an accurate count for lunch. Please contact the Extension Office in Lampasas County, (512) 556-8271, to RSVP or with any questions.