2021 School for Successful Ranching®

All sessions will be at the Fort Worth Convention Center

2021 School for Successful Ranching®

Friday, July 23
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 202The Voice from the Border: Impact of the Border Crisis
James Bennett, TSCRA Special Ranger
Whit Jones, Jones Ranch LLC
Emmett Shelton, McMullen County Sheriff
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.BallroomSecuring Your Farm or Facility
Kay Johnson Smith, Animal Agriculture Alliance
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 201Easier Than You Think: Mesquite Control Options for the Future
Dr. Charles Hart, Corteva Agriscience
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 204The Industry Driven Initiative for Animal Disease Traceability
Callahan Grund, U.S. Cattle Trace
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Room 201Taking Part in the Feeder Calf Revolution
Troy Marshall, American Angus Association
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Room 202The Art of Grazing: The Herd Underground
Jenny Pluhar, Texas Grazing Lands Coalition
Jeff Goodwin, Noble Foundation
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Room 203Securing the Beef Supply: Protecting Your Herd Against the Next Pandemic
Dr. Carrie Koonce and Holli Tietjen-Hale, Texas Animal Health Commission
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Room 204TBA
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.Room 201Animals and Programs Effecting 2020 Calf Prices: How to Use Data to Increase Calf Value
Dr. John Hutcheson, Merck
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Room 204What Happened to Cattle Health?
Dr. Jay Wade Johnson, Huvepharma
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Room 203Weather Outlook
John Feldt, Blue Water Outlook
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.BallroomLocal Meat Production: Direct-to-Consumer Beef Panel
Dustin Dean, Dean & Peeler Meatworks
Dr. Joe Harris, Southwest Meat Association
Don Rea, The Meat Board
Robert Bane, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Room 204TBA
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Room 202Negotiation of Renewable Energy Contracts from the Landowner Perspective
Parks Brown, Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett, Burton, Wolff & Rangel, PLLC
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Room 201Good News and Bad News: The Intersection of Health, Risk and Opportunity in Weaned Calves
Dr. Mike Nichols, Boehringer-Ingelheim
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Room 203Reversing the Decline of Quail in Texas
Dale Rollins, Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation
Saturday, July 24
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Room 203Brush Control and Risk Management: What You Need to Know
Dr. Case Medlin, Bayer
Dr. Wayne Hanselka, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 204Tackling Difficult Ranch Decisions
Dr. Rick Machen, Dr. Jason Sawyer and Stan Bevers, King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 202Ask an Ag Lawyer
Jim Bradbury, Jim Bradbury, PLLC
James Decker, Decker & Arrott P.C.
Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
Amber Miller, Crenshaw, Dupree & Milam, L.L.P.
• Fence Law (9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.)
• Water Law (9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.)
• Eminent Domain and Pipeline/Transmission Line Easements (10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m)
• Open Q&A (10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 201TBA
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Room 203TBA