Louisiana Master Cattlemen Training Program comes to St. Tammany

William Afton  |  7/19/2017 1:25:53 PM

The LSU AgCenter in St. Tammany will host a Louisiana Master Cattlemen training later this summer. The program is a commodity-specific program to enhance the profitability of beef producers by equipping them with important beef cattle best management practices. It also allows participants further integration into farm management/marketing components related to beef production. After completing the Master Cattleman program, participants should be better able to increase farm profitability while being environmentally sustainable. A registration fee of $125.00 is required to help cover the cost of teaching materials, meals, certificates, and a metal farm sign. Lecture topics will include the following:

  • Animal Health
  • Beef Quality Assurance
  • Nutrition
  • Pasture Agronomy
  • Reproductive
  • Weed Management
  • Breeding & Selection
  • Economics & Marketing
  • Animal Handling
  • End Product

The training will be at the St. Tammany Extension Office located at 1301 N. Florida St. Covington, LA 70433 near the St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds. The training will begin on Tuesday, August 15 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and continue every Tuesday through October 17. Contact Will Afton by phone at (985)875-2635 or by email at wafton@agcenter.lsu.edu


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