Workday, HaY GROWERS ASSOCIATION, spring livestock conference

1. Jackson Co. Stockmen’s Association & K-BAR RANCHES PRESENT – LOCAL CATTLE PRODUCER WORKDAY

WHERE: K BAR RANCH, 10800 TABLE ROCK RD, CENTRAL POINT, OR

WHEN: MARCH 25TH AT 9:00 A.M.

BRING YOUR CATTLE FOR BASIC VACCINATION, WORMING, CASTRATION & BANGS VACCINATION.

VETERINARIAN ON SITE AS NEEDED – DR LESLIE RICHARDSON (541) 890-9010

PLEASE CONTACT COMMITTEE TO VERIFY ATTENDANCE AND VACCINATION NEEDS.

GLENN EARY (541) 821-5890

ROBBIE FISHER (541) 413-1854

CASEY MOORE (541) 821-8529

*Trich Testing and Semen Testing may be available upon request

Jackson County Stockmen’s Association monthly meetings – Dinner @ 6 and the meeting @ 7, Elmer’s Restaurant in Medford, Oregon

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/douglas/producer-organizations

2. Southwestern Oregon Hay Growers Association (SWOHGA) meeting – March 30th, Central Point

All are invited to the Friday, March 31st SWOHGA meeting, 8:15 am at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) library. http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/find-us

SWOHGA MISSION STATEMENT – The purpose of the Southwestern Oregon Hay Growers Association (SWOHGA) is to promote the welfare of the hay and forage industry in southwestern Oregon.
WHO WE ARE – We are a group of forage producers, agribusiness representatives, researchers and extension agents dedicated to promoting the forage industry in southwestern Oregon.
GOALS – To serve as a voice for hay forage focused agriculture in southwestern Oregon in order to educate the policy makers and the public; to work with other local agriculture organizations; to support education, research and technical assistance that promotes the environmentally sustainable production of forages and agriculture; and to promote networking and marketing among forage producers, buyers, exporters and advisors, so producers will gain marketing advantages for their forages.

Visit us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/swohga.hay

3. FARM MARKET REPORTS, Understanding and applying them

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 , 6 to 8 pm

Location: OSU Extension Auditorium, SOREC, 569 Hanley Rd., Central Point, OR

Cost: $20 one/ $30 two from same farm

REGISTRATION: On-line registration available on our webpage: http://bit.ly/JacksonSmallFarms

or Contact: Paula Burkhalter, OSU Extension Small Farms, 541-776-7371; paula.burkhalter@oregonstate.edu

ABOUT THE EVENT

Instructor: Leticia Henderson, Livestock and Range Extension Agent.
Have you ever wondered what that market report at the back of the Capital Press really means? Perhaps you just ignore those pages, hoping it won’t hurt your business too much. This class will teach you about market reports. You need to understand the terminology, where to find reputable market reports, get a market report update and learn how to apply the information gleaned in market reports to your operation.

Read more and register on line: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/farms or call 541-776-7371 Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center.

4. 2017 Spring Livestock Conference

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 1:30 PM – 8:00 PM

“KEEPING PROFITS ALIVE”

Douglas County Livestock Association

FREE ADMISSION!

Please support DCLA — Become a member for only $30 for a family!

Voluntary donation to the DCLA Animal Damage Control Fund

Please call in your reservation for the free dinner (see below)

SCHEDULE

1:30 – 2:30 TIPS FROM NEW ZEALAND – Shelby Filley, OSU Extension, Roseburg

AGENCY 101 Info & useful contacts – Local representatives

CATTLE HEALTH: TRICHOMONIASIS, UPDATE ON VFD IN FEEDS – Scott Essex, DVM, ODA, Animal Health

2:30 – 3:30 REPRO: EARLY BREED-UP IMPACTS – Che Trejo, DVM, Zoetis Veterinary Operations

GRAZING: SET, ROTATIONAL, INTENSIVE, MOBS, AND NEW CODES – Woody Lane, PhD, Roseburg

3:30 – 4:30 PRECONDITIONING, NEW IMPLANTS – Che Trejo, DVM, Zoetis Veterinary Operations

4:30 – 5:30 CATTLE FEEDING 101 – Keith Pearce, Simplot Land & Cattle

NONLETHAL MEANS WOLF CONTROL – Suzanne Stone, Defenders of Wildlife

5:30 – 7:00 DINNER – BBQ TRI-TIP & ALL THE FIXIN’S – Great food, great company, great discussions. Don’t Miss this!

7:00 – 8:00 CURRENT OVERVIEW: WOLVES IN WESTERN OREGON – John Stephenson, US Fish & Wildlife Services, Todd Lum, ODFW, and Paul Wolf, USDA Wildlife Services

WOLVES IN OREGON, A HISTORY – John Stephenson, US Fish & Wildlife Services
See the new OSU Publication “Wolves – A Primer for Ranchers” on line (click here).

CONFERENCE SPONSORS – Douglas County Livestock Association, Douglas County Farmers Co-op, Oregon State University Extension Service, Farm Credit Services, Zoetis, Simplot Land & Cattle, and Big Foot Beverages

Informational Booths – Commercial Companies, Government Agencies, and OSU Extension Service

FOR INFORMATION: Please email or call by Monday, April 3 to guarantee your free dinner reservation:

Douglas County Farmers Co-op (Rex) 541-464-6748

Parkway Animal Hospital 541-672-1621

Kristina Haug 541-747-0172/ haugkm@gmail.com

5. AI in Beef Cattle

Programs- AI School, click here to see the flyer

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