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Fall Beef Cattle Management Program

October 3 2019

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Cooke County will host its annual Fall Beef Cattle Management program Oct. 3 in Gainesville.

The event will be at the Cooke County Fairgrounds, 1901 Justice Center Blvd., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. Cost is $25. A New York strip steak lunch will be  provided.

Attendees are asked to RSVP by Sept. 30 by emailing Marty Morgan, AgriLife Extension agent, Cooke County, at or calling the AgriLife Extension office in Cooke County at 940-668-5412.

Speakers and topics include:

          Ron Gill, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, College Station – The Art of Marketing Calves.

          Kevin Derzapf, Natural Resource Conservation Service range management specialist – Range/Pasture Management: Grazing, Fire, Fertilizer and Herbicides.

          Eddie Funderburg, Noble Research Institute pasture consultant – Managing Cool-season Pastures: Controlling Weeds, Rust and Disease.

          Morgan – Strategies for Weaning Calves and Culling Cows.

All proceeds from this program will go toward multiple $500 youth agriculture scholarships to qualified applicants who attend college to pursue education related to agriculture.

 Contact: Marty Morgan, 940-668-5412,