- Author: Devii R. Rao
Here's some info about 3 upcoming events related to livestock and rangelands. All of this information, and more, is available in a hard copy newsletter I mailed out today to almost 1,000 livestock producers in San Benito, Monterey, and Santa Cruz counties. If you are not a producer or if you were not on my mailing list, click here for the pdf.
Livestock Health & Beef Quality Assurance Certification, Oct 12
Join us at 101 Livestock on October 12 from 8:15 am to 12:30 pm for a free livestock health workshop. You can also get BQA certified for free! Lunch will be provided by 101 Livestock. The workshop will cover the following topics:
• Foothill Abortion • Mineral Deficiencies • EID Program
• Economic Outlook on Livestock Industry • Interstate transport of Cattle
• Drought Tolerant Cattle? New Research in Feed Efficiency • Anaplasmosis
Many thanks to 101 Livestock for hosting & sponsoring this workshop!
There's no need to register, just show up! For more information, please contact Devii Rao at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 831-637-5346 x14.
Low-stress Livestock Handling, Oct 23
Join UCCE and the Monterey County Cattlewomen's Association to get hands-on experience with low-stress livestock handling on October 23 from 8 am to 2 pm at Peachtree Ranch, King City. Registration is $20 and includes lunch. Space is limited to 25 people, so register early!
Featured speaker Steve Cote and his wife Susan have their own business teaching low stress stockman-ship. Steve has spent 17 years practicing & teaching livestock handling learned from Bud Williams. He has gone around the country helping producers on rangelands, pastures, feedlots and dairies to solve their handling difficulties.
To register, click here or call me at 831-637-5346 x14.
Knocking Out Noxious Weeds on Rangelands, Nov 16
The workshop will take place at the UCCE office in Salinas (1432 Abbott St) and will showcase effective strategies to manage invasive species.
For more info contact Tracy Schohr at email@example.com or 916.716.2643. Click here to for the agenda or to register.