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The New Holland “Ranch Stewardship LIVE” Tour comes to Virginia" - Event Offers Land & Livestock Stewardship Lessons August 15-16

Livestock Update, July 2007

Renee Lloyd, Director, Production Systems, Centennial, CO  80112
Direct Line: 303/850-3373   Fax: 303/770-7109


The New Holland Ranch Stewardship LIVE, a two-day educational event for everyone connected to land and livestock, comes to the Washington County Fairgrounds in Abingdon on August 15-16.

Nationally known speakers will use cattle, horses and equipment to illustrate stewardship principles in everyday farm and ranch work. Renowned Montana horseman Curt Pate, who makes his living in the cattle business, leads the group of expert speakers for this event.

The first day’s demonstrations include life lessons from livestock, correct administration of vaccines and medications, stockmanship principles on horseback, on foot and with an ATV, plus a New Holland equipment presentation.

During day two, sessions focus on live cattle selection, evaluation and marketing, ranch family issues, economic benefits of stewardship practices, ranch horsemanship tips and pasture supplementation options.

“Those who join us for Ranch Stewardship LIVE will learn how stewardship principles in livestock production can actually increase profits and improve quality of life,” said Todd McCartney, segment host for the new RFD-TV show “Cattlemen to Cattlemen,” who will serve as event moderator.

Other scheduled national speakers joining McCartney and Pate include fourth-generation Texas rancher Kyle Clement, Dr. Ron Gill, Texas A&M Extension Livestock Specialist and Tammy Pate, ranch horse clinician and engaging presenter on ranch family issues.  In addition, sessions will include Virginia Tech specialists and other regional industry experts.

Advance registration is required for the two-day event. The registration fee is $60 per person.  A reduced registration fee of $50 is offered to members of AQHA and NCBA, plus their state affiliate members like the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association and their guests.  New Holland customers and subscribers to any of the Farm Progress publications and their guests may also receive the $50 registration fee.

Pre-registration for The New Holland Ranch Stewardship LIVE closes Aug. 8.  Additional information and online registration is available at or call 817-594-9996 from
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT.

The New Holland Ranch Stewardship LIVE is sponsored by New Holland, BioBarrel, Crystalyx and Sweetlix brand supplements, Silencer Hydraulic Chutes, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, American Quarter Horse Association and Farm Progress publications.


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