A Ranch and Range Field Day has been planned for Saturday, Sept. 6 by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Jim Wells County Beef Committee. Livestock producers interested in profitable range and livestock management strategies are encouraged to attend. The field day is being held at Agua Poquita Ranch West, 5.4 miles south of Benavides on Highway 339. It will start with registration at 8:30 am and conclude after a catered lunch at 1 pm.
The program will cover cow/calf management practices for profit. Market conditions will also be discussed in relation to replacement female options and breeding and feeder cattle price descriptions for the region. Additionally, range management practice and theft prevention and recover will be discussed.
To ensure adequate meal and facility arrangements, please RSVP by Thursday, Sept. 4. For more information on variety selection you can contact the Jim Wells County Extension office at 361-668-5705.
Individuals with disabilities, who require an auxiliary aid, service or accommodation in order to participate in any of the mentioned activities, are encouraged to contact the County Extension Office eight days before all programs for assistance. Extension programs serve people of all ages regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, disability or national origin.