Farm and Ranch
Beef Cattle Short Course set for Jan. 8, Jan. 15 in San Antonio
By Paul Schattenberg, Texas A&M
Jan 7, 2019
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SAN ANTONIO The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar County Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will present the 2019 Beef Cattle Short Course on the evenings of Jan. 8 and Jan. 15 at the Ozuna Library of Palo Alto College, 1400 Villaret Blvd. in San Antonio.

Day-of program registration begins at 5:30 p.m. each day with presentations beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be free refreshments, door prizes and vendor booths.

The cost is $15 per session. To register for one or both sessions, send check or money order payable to Bexar Ag/NR Committee, 3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 212, San Antonio, TX 78230.

A Beef Cattle Short Course is set for Jan. 8 and 15 at Palo Alto College in San Antonio. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)

Topics and presenters for the Jan. 8 session will be:

Texas Beef Production Around the World, Dr. Joe Paschal, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi.

International Marketing, Pasquale Swaner, AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resources agent, Falls County.

Topics and presenters for the Jan. 15 session will be:

Feeding Hay and Preparing for Spring Green-Up, Dr. Larry Redmon, AgriLife Extension range specialist, College Station.

Common Range and Brush Species Effective Application and Timing, Dr. Bob Lyons, AgriLife Extension range specialist, Uvalde.

The Jan. 15 session will also offer two Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units one general and one integrated pest management for licensed applicators.

Sponsors include Capital Farm Credit, Full-O-Pep, Texas Farm Credit, Corteva agriscience, Dos Veces Hall Ranch Inc., Texas Farm Bureau and AgWorkers Insurance.

For a workshop flyer, go to

For more information, contact Sam Womble at the AgriLife Extension office in Bexar County at 210-631-0400 or