Nebraska Extension will host a Beef Quality Assurance stockmanship clinic on Aug. 22 at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, 5015 W. Hwy 30 in North Platte.The program will start at 3:30 p.m. with a welcome, followed by a presentation on the National Beef Quality audit and antibiotic stewardship from Nebraska Extension Educator Rob Eirich.
Following the presentation, stockmanship expert Curt Pate will provide a clinic and demonstration.
For more than a decade, Pate has been conducting demonstrations and clinics on showmanship, colt starting, horsemanship and safety.
His abilities to demonstrate both horsemanship and stockmanship, along with his ability as an effective communicator, have made him a sought-after clinician both on the national and international scene.
There will be a social at 6:30 p.m. followed by an evening meal.
Participation in the complete program will qualify producers for BQA certification or recertification. The cost to attend the program is $20 if pre-registered by Aug. 18, or $25 at the door.
To register for the program, contact the Lincoln-Logan-McPherson extension office at 308-532-2683 or email Extension Educator Randy Saner, at email@example.com.
For additional information, visit http://go.unl.edu/kfib.