August 3-4, 2017

The ninth annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Mississippi. 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 on Friday, and dinner. For more information on the program, registration, and location, please navigate the website or call your local Extension office.
August 3-4, 2017 in Starkville, MS


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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.



This year’s conference will be held in Starkville, MS.

Mississippi Horse Park
869 E Poorhouse Rd.
Starkville, MS 39759

DEEP SOUTH STOCKERS room block at Courtyard by Marriott at The Mill Conference Center,

$110/night for reservations made before July 17th.

Book by calling 662-338-3116 or through


Justifications of Stockmanship and Stewardship

Consumer Perceptions of Common Production Practices and Animal Welfare

Impact of Stress and Handling on Cattle Performance

Economics of Best Management Practices

Practical Stewardship

Best Management Practices for Castration, Dehorning, and Euthanasia

Forage and Nutrition Planning

Practical Stockmanship

Reading Cattle Behavior and Teaching Cattle to Respond

Low-stress Cattle Handling – on horseback

Low-stress Cattle Handling – on foot

Best Management Practices

Environmental Stewardship Hot Topics

Combating Cowboy Tendencies


Thank you to our sponsors for help making the conference possible.
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