The Ranching Skills & Safety Series will be held July 25 - 26, 7 AM to 5 PM at the Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability, NMSU Corona Range and Livestock Research Center, 8 miles east of Corona on County Road CO2O - #4 University Road, Corona.
Breakfast @ 7 am | Program Begins @ 8 am
Day 1: Wednesday, July 25 (Lunch Provided)
Animal Handler Safety and Low-Stress Animal Handling, Dr. Dean Fish
Fire Safety and How to Respond to Fires on the Ranch
General Ranch Safety
Wednesday Evening Webinar (Supper Included)
Characteristics of Successful Ranch Employees
Tylor Braden, Area Manager–Cattle Operations, King Ranch, Inc.
Day 2: Thursday, July 26 (Lunch Provided)
Animal Health and Safely Following Veterinary Directives
Animal first aid
Safety when implementing animal health programs
Good record keeping
Beef Quality Assurance certification
Body condition scoring
Basics of protein and energy
Importance of minerals
Ration balancing considerations
Avoiding metabolic disorders and feeding mistakes
When and how to supplement
Limited Bunkhouse accommodations complimentary with 2-day registration. Additional hotel accommodations are available in Corona, New Mexico.
The New Mexico Farmers’ Marketing Association is dedicated to strengthening the local food system by supporting direct market agriculture producers and cultivating strong networks for a healthier New Mexico.