Master Cattleman course offered in 2019

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

Pawnee County and Osage County Oklahoma State University Extension will be offering a Master Cattleman program beginning at 6 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Pawnee County Fairgrounds Women’s Building.

The Master Cattleman class is offered to anyone who is interested in learning more about producing and managing beef cattle. The core curriculum that will be taught extensively covers topics such as grazing management for improved and native pasture, prescribed burning, hay production, bull selection, replacement heifer selection, cattle nutrition and supplementation, alternative feeds, small grain management for grazing, Beef Quality Assurance, animal health, reproduction, natural resources, business planning, marketing and risk management.

The class will meet on the second Tuesday and fourth Thursday from January through April; then we will have four more scheduled classes through the summer that will include field trips to area ranches.

For more information on the program go to the OSU Master Cattleman site at http://agecon.okstate.edu/cattleman/newsletter.asp

For a more detailed schedule of the Pawnee/Osage Extension Master Cattleman program go to the Pawnee County Extension website, http://www.oces.okstate.edu/pawnee , or Osage County Extension website at http://oces.okstate.edu/osage

Or find the schedule on Facebook at Pawnee County Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service or Osage County Extension.

Registration is due by Dec. 28 with payment of $85 per student.

To register, please go by the Pawnee or Osage County Extension offices and register, or if you have questions please call Rick Clovis at 918-762-2732, or Branden Handke at 918-287-4170.