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Date(s) - 08/04/16 - 08/05/16
All Day

Carroll County Ag Center


Deep South Stocker Backgrounder Conference

The eighth annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Georgia and will be held August 4-5 in Carrollton, GA at the Carroll County Ag Center. This year’s program will offer a combination of seminars, demonstrations, as well as tours. The cost of this year’s conference is $100. This includes all of the seminars, demos, notebook, tour, lunch both days, and dinner. For more information on the program, registration, and location, please navigate the website (DeepSouthStocker.com) or call your local Extension office. August 4-5, 2016 in Carrollton, GA. This conference is a joint effort between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Mississippi State University Extension Service, and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.


Beef Cattle Outlook

An overview of how the market has behaved over recent past and how the market looks for the future.

Stocker Marketing Options

An in-depth look at marketing options and risk management strategies for stocker operators/backgrounder.

Veterinarian Feed Directive

An explanation of the rule and how it may affect your feeding program. Understanding Animal Disease Chute-Side Critical factors to decide if and when to treat and how to improve treatment response and reduce drug costs.

Feedlot Feedback

How are Southeast cattle performing in the feedlot? What are we doing right and what are we doing wrong?

Stockmanship and Stewardship

Live cattle handling demonstration of techniques to improve the safety and performance of cattle.

What’s Going on in the Rumen?

Understanding the interaction of rumen microorganisms, the diet, and the impact on diet utilization Maximizing Warm-Season Annual Forage Production. Where do they fit in, and how do we maximize the return on investment?