March 13, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Oakdale Community Center, 110 S. Second St., Oakdale

This meeting is sponsored by the UCCE, the California Beef Cattle Improvement Assoc. and the Calaveras, Tuolumne and San Joaquin/Stanislaus Cattlemen’s Association.

Agenda:

9:30 a.m. Registration

10 Animal Health Updates, Dr. John Maas

10:45 Nitrogen Fertilization to Reduce Invasive Forages, John Davy

11:15 What are herd bulls accomplishing in multiple sire breeding pastures?, Dr. Allison Van Eenennaam

Noon Beef Lunch

12:45 p.m. Rangeland Water Quality Updates, Dr. Ken Tate

1:30 Integrated Weed Management, Theresa Becchetti

2:00 Break

2:45 Bare ground as an indicator of rangeland health, Julie Finzel

3:00 Rewarding Farmers and Ranchers for Steward ship, Kelli McCune

3:15 Cost share possibilities for rangelands