Wednesday, January 31


6:00 PM

Florida Stockmanship and Horsemanship

Presented by Clint Raulerson


Thursday, February 1


10:00 AM

Role of Basic Stockmanship in BQA 

Speakers: Dr. Ron Gill and Curt Pate

Effective cattle handling lays the foundation for a quality BQA program. How we interact with our stock plays a bigger role in beef quality than most realize.


12:00 PM

Practical Cattle Management: Get BQA Certified 

Speakers: Ron Gill, PhD, Curt Pate, and Todd Thrift, FL BQA Coordinator

From efficient loading to proper vaccinating and herd health practices, learn the do’s and don’ts of BQA procedures. Get credit and become BQA certified with this training.


3:00 PM

“Settle Down!” 

Speakers: Ron Gill, PhD and Curt Pate

Wild, nervous or stressed cattle need your help to get back on the gain. Observe handling methods that can relax, settle and acclimate cattle more readily. Come get tips you can immediately implement on your outfit! 


Friday, February 2


10:00 AM

Role of Basic Stockmanship in BQA 

Speakers: Ron Gill, PhD and Curt Pate

Effective cattle handling lays the foundation for a quality BQA program. How we interact with our stock plays a bigger role in beef quality than most realize.


11:30 AM

Horsemanship for Stockmanship 

Speakers: Curt Pate

The better you handle your horse, the better you can handle your cattle!


12:30 PM

Genomics Testing in Cattle: Keeping it simple 

Learn the what, why and how behind this progressive technology and the benefits and ease of implementing it in your operation.


1:15 PM

“How’s Your Chute-side Manner?” 

Speakers: Ron Gill, PhD

From efficient loading to proper vaccinating and medicating, learn the latest do’s & don’ts of BQA procedures. 


2:45 PM

Family Stockmanship

Speakers: Ron Gill, PhD and Curt Pate

Working with family members can be one of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of family operations. Ron and Curt discuss and demonstrate ways to successfully include family members in good stockmanship.