March 31 - April 2, 2017

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas

Friday Schedule

Friday, March 31 HBGCC HALL 2 Room 225AB Room 225CD Room 221A Room 221B Room 221CD
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cattle Raisers Convention Registration          
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.   School for Successful Ranching General Session: Making the Cow Herd More Efficient by 2037        
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.   Cow and Calf Health: Start at the Beginning   Solar Powered Pump System Planning Should Your Ranch be Incorporated or Not? Introduction to Genomics
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cattle Raisers Expo and the TSCRA Law Enforcement Silent Auction          
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Branding 101 - Learning Lounge          
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon   Value of Proper Injection Sites Repeat   Stocking Rate: The Most Critical Decision Repeat Generational Transfer of the Ranch Rancher Panel: Using Genomics to Make Management Decisions
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Selecting the Right Cattle Handling Equipment - Cattle Handling Demonstration          
12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m. Meat Cutting Demonstration - Learning Lounge          
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch in the Expo          
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. What are My Cattle Worth? - Cattle Handling Demonstration          
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.   Reproductive Diseases and Prevention   Pollinators and Native Plants: What it Means for Your Ranch What Drives Profit: Things a Cow-Calf Producer Learns at the Feedyard Repeat Impacting Beef Tenderness on the Ranch
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.     TSCRA Board of Directors Meeting      
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Conformation Matters - Learning Lounge          
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Safe Cattle Handling - Cattle Handling Demonstration          
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Cubes: What’s Right for My Situation   Managing Brush to Improve Cattle Grazing and Wildlife Habitat Objectively Valuing Feeder Cattle for Buyers Repeat Genetic and Selection Strategies for Improving Beef Quality
4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Why Bull Fertility Matters - Learning Lounge          
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Update on the 2017 Texas Legislature 
Groundwater rights, transportation, eminent domain, energy and wildlife issues dominate the 2017 legislative agenda. Speaker: Jason Skaggs, TSCRA
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.   Replacements: How Much Can You Pay? Repeat   Marketing Your Cattle: Insider Tips Repeat Common Traits of Successful Ranches Repeat Cow Size – Does It Matter?
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Why Weigh? - Cattle Handling Demonstration          
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception          


Texas Tech University Alumni Reception 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Presidio ABC

Texas A&M AgriLife Alumni Reception  6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Republic ABC

TSCRA Board of Directors Meeting and Association Promotion Committee Meeting– 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Young Cattle Raisers After Party at Pat O’Brien’s – 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.