Cameron to host 23rd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference

Cameron University’s Department of Agriculture will host the 23rd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference, featuring keynote speakers and exhibits pertinent to the beef cattle industry, on Thursday, November 18. The event starts at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex on the CU campus. To register or for more information, call 581-2275. 

Dr. Ronnie Castlebury, Southwest Region Sales Manager, Livestock Nutrition Center, will present “Feed Byproducts: Origin, Nutrient Content and Value in Beef Cattle Rations.”

Megan Smith, DVM, and Brittany Light, Agriculture Field Inspector, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, will present “Trichomoniasis in the Cow-Calf Operation: Explanation, Industry Impact, and New State Regulations of this Reproductive Disease in Oklahoma.”

The conference will include exhibits by event sponsors Phil Perryman, ABS Global, Apache; Ag Preference ACA, Altus; Apache Farmers Coop, Apache, Elgin, Ft. Cobb, Chickasha; Chickasha New Holland; Lawton Coop Services/Nutrina, Lawton; Snyder Farmers Coop Association, Snyder; Farm Credit of Central Oklahoma, Anadarko; Frazier Meats, Indiahoma; Darren Baker, IVESCO LLC, Mt. Park; L & L Farm & Tire Supply, Chattanooga; Livestock Nutrition Center, Chickasha; Spencer Brothers Feed & Supply, Lawton; Stillwater Milling Co., Stillwater; Stockman-Oklahoma Livestock Marketing Inc./Apache Auction Market, Apache; Farm Bureau Insurance Co., Lawton.

The 23rd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference is sponsored by the CU Department of Agriculture, Comanche County Cattleman’s Association and Comanche County Cooperative Extensive Service.

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November 11, 2010

PR#10-225