August 4-5, 2016

The eighth annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Georgia. 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 both days, and dinner. For more information on the program, registration, and location, please navigate the website or call your local Extension office.
August 4-5, 2016 in Carrollton, GA

Register by July 22nd and receive a free fishing-style shirt!

Registration

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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.

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Location

This year’s conference will be held in Carrolton, Georgia.

Carroll County Ag Center
900 Newnan Road
Carrollton, GA 30117

Lodging
Limited rooms are available at the Holiday Inn Express (770-838-0508) and mention the “Stocker Conference” for discounted rate of$89/night.


Topics

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    Beef Cattle Outlook

    An overview of how the market has behaved over recent past and how the market looks for the future.

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    Stocker Marketing Options

    An in-depth look at marketing options and risk management strategies for stocker operators/backgrounders.

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    Veterinarian Feed Directive

    An explanation of the rule and how it may affect your feeding program.

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    Understanding Animal Disease Chute-Side

    Critical factors to decide if and when to treat and how to improve treatment response and reduce drug costs.

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    Feedlot Feedback

    How are Southeast cattle performing in the feedlot? What are we doing right and what are we doing wrong?

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    Stockmanship and Stewardship

    Live cattle handling demonstration of techniques to 
improve the safety and performance of cattle.

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    What’s Going on in the Rumen?

    Understanding the interaction of rumen micro-organisms, the diet, and the impact on diet utilization.

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    Maximizing Warm-Season Annual Forage Production

    Where do they fit in, and how do we maximize the return on investment?

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for help making the conference possible.
Please visit their websites to learn what they can offer your operation.

Title Sponsors

Seminar Partners

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