DENVER (June 12, 2018) – Stockmanship & Stewardship is a unique two-day
educational experience featuring low-stress cattle handling demonstrations,
Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) educational sessions, and facility design sessions
to best run your operation and industry updates. The program is sponsored by
the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Boehringer Ingelheim, and the
checkoff-funded National Beef Quality Assurance program.
The tour features stops in Clemson, S.C., from Aug. 24-25,
Montrose, Colo., from Sept. 21-22, Stephenville, Texas, from Oct. 5-6, Pasco,
Wash., from Oct. 12-13, and Tulare, Calif., from Dec. 12-13, and will be led by
stockmanship experts Curt Pate, Ron Gill and Dean Fish.
“Improving your stockmanship skills is a very low cost, high
return investment of time and money to improve profit and the quality of life
for humans and animals,” said stockmanship expert Curt Pate, “and that’s what
the Stockmanship & Stewardship programs are all about.”
By attending a Stockmanship & Stewardship event,
producers will have the opportunity to become BQA certified, network with
fellow producers, partake in hands-on demonstrations from stockmanship experts
and learn cutting-edge operation techniques.
“These events allow producers to network with one another
and learn from industry experts about real world solutions to everyday problems
they encounter on their operations,” said Chase DeCoite, the director of Beef
Quality Assurance for NCBA. “Beyond animal handling, each of these events
incorporates valuable information about animal health, environmental
stewardship, and much more.”
To learn more and register for an upcoming Stockmanship
& Stewardship event, visit www.StockmanshipAndStewardship.org.
Registration is open for all programs except for Tulare, Calif.