The University of Nevada at Reno will host the Cattlemen’s Annual Update in person and virtually in 2022, January 10-14. For more than 40 years, the University has held several sessions across Nevada in January to provide breeders with current research-based information. on issues that may affect the efficiency, productivity, profitability and sustainability of their businesses and the Nevada beef industry.
The five-day event, offered virtually once and then at six locations across the state, is a partnership led by the University’s College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources and its extension units and experimental station. Other program partners include local sponsors and the US Department of Agriculture. This year’s speakers include State Veterinarian Amy Mitchell, Churchill County Extension Educator Carson Anderson Oney, Humboldt County Extension Professor and Educator Brad Schultz, and Associate Professor of Human Sciences. course and extension specialist Paul Meiman.
During the three to four hour sessions, experts will discuss relevant topics with participants, including topics on animal health and livestock markets and production. The cost is $ 20 per ranch and per location frequented, which includes lunch or dinner, the running of the event, and the “Red Book” record keeping guide for livestock producers.
This year’s program includes:
- January 10, 10 a.m., Virtual session. This session will be offered via Zoom only. Register online.
- January 10, 5:30 p.m., Sierra Valley, California, dinner offered. Sierra Valley Grange # 466, 92203 Highway 70
- January 11, 10 a.m., Gardnerville, lunch provided. Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane
- January 11 5:30 p.m., Fallon, dinner offered. Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way
- January 12, 5:30 p.m., Ely, dinner offered. Ely Convention Center, 150 W. Sixth St.
- January 13, 12:30 p.m., Elko, dinner offered. Dalling Hall, 600 Commercial Street
- January 14, 10 a.m., Winnemucca, lunch provided. Extension Office, 1085 Fairgrounds Road
The times shown for in-person sessions are registration times, with the program starting 30 minutes later. For more information, contact Staci Emm, Extension Educator for Mineral County, at [email protected] or 775-475-4227. Those in need of accommodation or special assistance should call or notify Paul Lessick, Civil Rights and Compliance Coordinator, at his email or 702-257-5577 at least three days before the event foreseen.