Virtual Cattle Raisers Convention to feature on-demand sessions

Source : Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association

Can’t make it live to the Virtual Cattle Raisers Convention Sept. 15-16? We’ve got a wide array of topics available to registrants to watch on your time schedule! Landowner liability law, parasite control, use of drones in ranching, developing a successful supplementation plan and much more, with additional topics still being added. Check out our schedule of live and on-demand sessions and get registration info at cattleraisersconvention.com.

TENTATIVE LIVE SESSION CONVENTION SCHEDULE

Additional educational sessions will be made available on-demand (scroll down for a current list)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Opening General Session

  • President’s Welcome
  • Governor’s Welcome
  • Evan Smith, CEO and Co-Founder, Texas Tribune

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Breakouts

Track 1

U.S. Cattle Trace Update

Track 2

Price Discovery and Marketing

Speaker: Shelby Horn

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Special Lunch Presentation

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Breakouts

Track 1

Wildlife Management in Texas

Track 2

How Agriculture Influenced Burger King Marketing

Speaker: Dr. Frank M. Mitloehner

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Breakouts

Track 1

Ag and Landowner Legal Update

Speakers: Jim Bradbury, Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Amber Miller

Track 2

Conservation Best Practices

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Membership Meeting and CattleFax Market Outlook

  • President’s Welcome
  • Texas CattleWomen Update
  • President’s Address
  • Bereavements
  • Board of Directors Election
  • Randy Blach, CEO, CattleFax

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Breakouts

Track 1

Retail and Restaurant Effects from COVID

Track 2

Land Trends

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Lunch with Texas Beef Council

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Breakouts

Track 1

Marketing Channel Opportunities

2:30 PM

Closing General Session

  • Speaker TBD
  • New Board of Directors Meeting
    • Officer Election and Rotation

CURRENT LIST OF ON-DEMAND SESSIONS THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE WITH YOUR REGISTRATION

Check back often as we’ll be adding more to this list!

Protecting the Ranch: Landowner Liability Law

Speaker: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M University

Sustainable Parasite Control in Cattle

Speaker: Dr. Harold Newcomb, Merck Animal Health

Use of Drones in Ranching

Speaker: Dr. Megan Clayton, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Developing a Successful Supplementation Program for Cattle Operations

Speaker: Dr. Jason Banta, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Know Before You Go: Succession Planning

Speaker: Jacqui Davie, Lincoln Agribusiness Services

Stocker Cattle Arrival: The Intersection of Health, Risk, and Opportunity

Speaker: Dr. Mike Nichols, Boehringer-Ingelheim

Don’t Roll the Dice on Reproduction

Speaker: Dr. Dusty Abney, Cargill Premix and Nutrition

Why and How to Successfully Wean Calves Prior to Marketing

Speaker: Dr. Ronald Gill, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

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