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AFR Teams Up With OCA Range Round-Up in Offering Educational Event

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:20:50 CDT

AFR Teams Up With OCA Range Round-Up in Offering Educational Event
American Farmers & Ranchers/Oklahoma Farmers Union’s (AFR/OFU) Leadership Exploration And Development (LEAD) program has teamed up with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association’s 31st Annual Range Round-Up to host its first educational event on Aug. 29 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla.

The first of LEAD’s Cattle Seminars will be an afternoon spent with professionals who will discuss the most recent news and technology affecting the industry and will end with a tour of the Lazy E facility. The event is open to AFR members and non-members alike and will include lunch and a chance to win tickets to the evening’s Range Round-Up’s performance.

“We are very excited to be teaming our LEAD program up with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association in order to bring an insightful afternoon of updates to beef producers regarding current trends,” said AFR/OFU President Terry Detrick. “It should be a very fun and educational afternoon leading up to the exciting performance of the Range Round-Up.”

The LEAD Cattle Seminars schedule is:

12:45 p.m. — Welcome from Terry Detrick, AFR President

1:00 p.m. — Beef Market Outlook by Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Professor and Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist

1:45 p.m. — OCA Update presented by Michael Kelsey, OCA Executive Vice President

2:00 p.m. — Beef Check-Off Update presented by Heather Buckmaster, OBC Executive Director

2:45 p.m. — Direction of the Pharmaceutical Industry presented by ELANCO

3:15 p.m. — Cattle Pregnancy & PI-BVD Testing by Bruss Horn, DVM, Okie Dokie Cattle Data Owner

3:30 p.m. — Risk Managment for Cattle Operations Offered by FSA, Jay Goff, OKSACOE President

3:45 p.m. — Disaster Programs through FSA presented by Robert Payne, OKASCOE Vice-President

4:00 p.m.   — UAV Demonstration presented by Dr. D. Brian Arnall, State Extension Specialist

The AFR/OFU LEAD program has events lined up for the remainder of the year which you can see at iafr.com/lead, including a tour of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in September and an Advocate for Agriculture event at the Tulsa State Fair in October. If you would like more information about the LEAD program or other adult education opportunities contact LEAD Coordinator Megan Albright at (405) 218 – 5416 or megan.albright@afrmic.com.



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