Master Cattleman class to start July 20 in Alexandria

Bruce Schultz  |  5/16/2017 3:31:57 PM

(05/16/17) ALEXANDRIA, La. – Registration is open until June 30 for a class of the Master Cattleman program that will be held on the LSUA campus.

The 10, three-hour sessions will be held on Thursdays, starting July 20 and ending Sept. 21. The registration fee is $125 per person.

Experts from the LSU AgCenter will cover general management practices related to beef cattle production in Louisiana, which also includes Beef Quality Assurance Certification, pasture management, nutrition, breeding, reproduction, herd health, biosecurity, economics, carcass quality and cattle handling.

A meal will be served at each session.

For more information, contact AgCenter beef cattle program coordinator Vince Deshotel at 337-948-0561 or 337- 831-1635, or e-mail, or contact an LSU AgCenter Extension office.

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