Free online event centers on stocker cattle

Stocker Cattle or Stocker Cow

Beginning stocker cattle operators can learn how to improve profits during a free online event on February 16 and 18 at 7 p.m.

University of Missouri Extension; the Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry; and the NRCS+MU Grasslands Project sponsor the two-night workshop.

“A properly managed stocker cattle operation can be a very profitable cattle enterprise,” says MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis.

Topics covered at the Online Southwest Missouri MU Extension Beef Cattle Conference include

  • Stocker cattle nutritional and health management.
  • Low-input heifer development system to produce profitable open feeder heifers.
  • Business management, COVID-19 considerations, and economics of a stocker operation.

Participants will receive a link to the Zoom sessions. Register by Feb. 15 at THIS LINK.

For more information, contact Davis at [email protected] or 417-955-0287.