The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is a three-day seminar Aug. 5-7 in College Station that represents the culmination of knowledge from industry leaders and experts.

The Cattleman’s College features more than 20 concurrent sessions. Topics include animal health, nutrition, reproduction, breeding, genetics, selection, research, marketing and handling. Management sessions will cover business, forage, range, and purebred cattle. Topics such as retiring to ranching, rebuilding the cowherd and landowner issues will be featured at this BCSC.

Registration is due Thursday for early rates of $160. Go to and click on “Beef Cattle Short Course.”

For more information, call the local AgriLife Extension office at (254) 933-5305.

Contact M. Clare Haefner at or (254) 501-7551.

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