Beef Cattle seminar in Paxton Sept. 19

August 27, 2019

There is roughly 15,000 head of cattle in Walton County, making them an important part of area agriculture. The University of Florida/Walton County Extension and the Panhandle Cattlemen’s Association is offering an educational program from 3 – 5 p.m. in Paxton to help livestock owners stay competitive and up to date on the business.

The event will begin with a ranch visit at Windy Hill Ranch, 883 Highway 2, at 3 p.m. followed by a meal and program at 4:30 p.m. at the Paxton Ag Center, 22036 Hwy 331 North in Paxton.

Topics covered will include:
• Alternative markets for your cattle
• Advantages of a branded beef program
• How to read market reports
• Management strategies that pay at market time

Come enjoy a great Akaushi steak and all the fixings and fellowship with local cattle producers and members of the Panhandle Cattlemen’s Association. There will be a $10 fee to attend, which includes a raffle ticket for a new Stihl chainsaw; dinner is included.

For more information or to register, please contact the Walton County Extension Office at (850) 892-8172 or haneyc@ufl.edu. Seating is limited so register now.