The 2010 Rancher’s Gathering is Tuesday, Aug. 24, in the Decatur Civic Center. Doors will open around 5 p.m. for everyone to visit booths. Dinner is set for 6 p.m. The $10 registration fee covers the meal and makes you eligible door prizes given away during the program.
Judon Fambrough, senior lecturer at the Texas Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, is keynote speaker. Fambrough will discuss “Negotiating a Transmission Line Easement,” a hot topic for many Wise County landowners.
The registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 20. Come by the Wise County Extension office at 206 S. State Street. Checks can be made to Extension Livestock Committee.
On Sept. 29, Texas AgriLife Extension and NRCS are teaming up to bring you Kit Pharo of Pharo Cattle Company in Cheyenne Wells, Colo. He will be discussing ways to increase production in your beef cattle operation without increasing expenses. Pharo will also tell you how to reduce expenses without reducing production. Pharo Cattle Company markets about 300 bulls annually and has more than 11,000 people on its newsletter mailing list.
This beef cattle program will be held from noon until about 4 p.m. in the Decatur Civic Center. Look for details in late August.