High Country Stockmanship and Stewardship Regional Tour set for September

The 2018 High Country Stockmanship and Stewardship Regional Tour will be taking place in Montrose, Colorado, at the newly constructed Montrose County Event Center (1001 N. Second St. Montrose) on Sept. 21 and 22 and will feature leading beef industry speakers and topics

The following topics will be shared with area cattle producers:

• Colorado State University’s Temple Grandin will give the keynote address “Animal Welfare in the U.S. Beef Industry”;

• Expert clinicians Curt Pate and Ron Gill will lead a stockmanship and stewardship workshop to demonstrate low-stress cattle handling, including on foot and horseback demos;

• Stock dog expert Juan Reyes will demonstrate the use of stock dogs to move and work cattle in a low-stress manner;

• Several hands-on rotating workshops will be held including safe trailer and ATV use, cattle working facility design, and proper use of animal health products;

• A steak tasting demo will highlight different characteristics of beef, plus a wine tasting social hour from CSU’s Ram’s Pointe Winery; and

• The opportunity to become Beef Quality Assurance certified.

If you have any questions please contact Libby Bigler at [email protected] or 970-491-2333. To register for the event, visit www.stockmanshipandstewardship.org.