Central Texas cow, calf clinic set Sept. 18 in Lampasas 

 

LAMPASAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a cow and calf clinic Sept. 18 in Lampasas. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. with registration and refreshments; presentations will run from 9 a.m.-noon. 

The event is presented by the AgriLife Extension offices of Burnet and Lampasas counties, and will be held at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau, 1793 N. U.S. Hwy 281. Three Texas Department of Agriculture general continuing education units are available.

The cost is $15. Call the AgriLife Extension office in Lampasas County at 512-556-8271 to preregister by Sept. 16. The featured speaker is John Tomacek, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist, Thrall. 

“We wanted this clinic to include discussions on additional ways your ranch can provide income, beyond cattle,” said Heath Lusty, AgriLife Extension specialist, Lampasas County. “We are excited to have Dr. Tomacek on hand to share his experiences and expertise with our attendees.”

Topics to be discussed by Tomacek include:

  • Diversifying Ranch Income: Alternative wildlife enterprises.
  • Is it Right for Me? Developing a wildlife-watching business on your property.
  • What’s in a Lease? Considerations for setting hunting and wildlife watching lease terms.

 

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