Participants will learn the basic concepts of designing a pipe fence, arc welding, cutting torch, setting corner posts, setting line posts, cutting saddles, welding pipe rails, and building and installing a pipe gate
- Basic Construction
- Basic Fabrication
- Farm Tool Safety
- Build and Install Infrastructure
- Material Supply Calculations
- Infrastructure Damage Prevention
- Farm Safety
- Farm Infrastructure Development Planning
Doug Havemann, Army Veteran, Co – Owner, Mesquite Field Farm
Joe Medina, Navy Veteran, Retired Welder and Small Farm Owner
Join Growin’ On Faith Farm for a Beef Cattle Basics Workshop on Friday, June 7, 2019.
- Beef Cattle Breeds
- Beef Cattle Nutrition
- Beef Cattle Reproduction
- Beef Cattle Herd Health
- Low Stress Cattle Handling
- Cattle Vaccinations
- & more!
As land and feed prices rise, it is more important than ever for beef cattle producers to strive to raise beef in a sustainable way. Come to the Farmer Education & Training Center to learn about beef cattle nutrition, herd health management, vaccinations, low-stress cattle handling & more from experienced grass-fed beef cattle producers. You will take part in handling cattle, vaccinations, record keeping, & more.
We will be on a working ranch so boots and long pants are required. Long sleeve shirt, hats, sunscreen, bug spray, & folding/camping type chairs are suggested. Growin on Faith Farm will provide workshop materials, light breakfast foods/snacks, water, & Gatorade. You will be responsible to bring your lunch or get lunch and bring other drinks if you like.
Cost is $20 per participant. The workshop starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 12:00 p.m.
Join us for a cattle AI workshop in Coryell County (Flat), Texas. This workshop is a one-day workshop designed to provide information about the AI process for cattle and is open to all producers.
Workshop sessions will include:
- Chute Side Manners (Basic Handling from moving cattle to basic skills like palpation, blood draw, with live AI demonstration) – Presented by Bell County Extension Agent Lyle Zoeller
- Cattle Nutrition (Maintenance, Breeding, Lactating) – Presented by Purina Nutritionist Jennifer Ramthun
- Understanding EPD’s
Workshop cost is $25 which includes breakfast, lunch, and drinks.
Please make sure to wear something comfortable (with closed toe shoes) and warm as we will have a couple of Hands On Learning events outdoors in the morning before moving to our afternoon classroom portion.
About this event
Please wear appropriate attire for the weather predicted for that weekend. It is required that you wear close toed canvas or leather footwear (boots preferred). No shorts will be allowed. Your clothing should be made from durable materials, like wool, leather, or heavy tightly woven cotton. A fabric baseball cap should also be worn to protect the top of your head from sparks. We will provide welding hoods, welding gloves, welding blanket, and welding sleeves for your use while actively welding. If you have your own welding helmet, gloves, and /or jacket you may bring it with you.