Llano County Beef & Range Field Day

 Llano County Beef & Range Field Day
 This year’s Llano County Beef & Range Field Day is set for Tuesday, May 29, 2018.  
Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the John L. Kuykendall Arena & Events Center, 2200
Ranch Road 152, about 1.7 miles west of Llano.  The program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
and there is no charge to the participant.  Coffee and donuts will be sponsored by the Hill
Country Livestock Raisers’ Association.
 Topics and speakers for the sessions will be:  Hand Application of Spike-How Much,
When & Where by Dr. Robert Lyons, Extension Range Specialist from Uvalde; Cattle
Production-Genetics & EPDs-What Does It Mean & How They Have Changed & Improved by
Dr. Jason Cleere, Beef Cattle Specialist from College Station; Grass Development-What Kinds
are Best to Plant by Dr. Barron Rector, Extension Range Specialist from College Station; Hay
Quality-Which Ones Last the Longest & Best Kind of Hay to Put Up by Dr. Larry Redmon,
Extension Specialist from College Station; and Wildlife & Livestock Co-Habitation-How
Livestock Helps with Wildlife Management by Chris Mostyn, Wildlife Biologist from Llano.
 A BBQ lunch will be provided free of charge.  Sponsors for the meal are
Arrowhead Bank, Llano National Bank, and First State Bank of Central Texas.  The meal will be
catered by Cooper’s BBQ of Llano.
 We will be offering three (3) continuing education units for people who have a private,
commercial, or non-commercial pesticide applicators license.  These hours will be 1 in general, 1
in integrated pest management, and 1 in laws/regulations.  The Beef Quality Assurance Program
has made some changes recently.  One of those changes is eliminating the BQA credits.  
Producers are encouraged to attend educational events that talk about BQA best management
practices…just eliminating the sign-up sheets and record keeping portion.
 Make plans to attend this year’s field day.  Please RSVP to the Llano County Extension
office at 325-247-5159 by 4:00 pm on May 22nd so that we will have an accurate count for lunch.  
You may also email the Llano Extension office at [email protected] or
[email protected] with your response.  This field day is a joint effort between the
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Llano County, USDA Natural Resource
Conservation Service, and Llano County Soil & Water Conservation District.
 The members of Texas A&M AgriLife will provide equal opportunities in programs and  
activities, education, and employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion,  
national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender  
identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout Texas  
A&M AgriLife.

May 29th, 2018 7:30 AM   through   5:00 PM
2200 West Ranch Road 152
Llano, TX 78643-78643
United States

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Phone: (325) 356-0008