(03/28/22) FRANKLINTON, La. — New cattle producers looking to beef up their knowledge of animal and pasture care can enroll in the LSU AgCenter’s beginning cattlemen class.
The course will consist of five daylong meetings, with one to be held each month from April to August at the AgCenter Southeast Research Station in Franklinton. The first meeting is slated for Friday, April 29.
Registration costs $250 and must be completed by April 22.
The program is designed for cattle producers with fewer than five years of experience as well as those interested in starting beef cattle farms. Participants will attend classroom sessions and have opportunities for hands-on training.
Topics to be covered include animal handling, health care, nutrition, reproduction, genetics, marketing and pasture management.
To enroll, email Gary Hay at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Tangipahoa Parish extension office at 985-748-9381.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture