Marketing and Stockmanship School Coming to near Edinburg, VA, June 7-10, 2017

Meeting Location—

J&L Green Farm, 4010 Swover Creek Rd, Edinburg, VA, 22824; click here for directions.

Hours—

Marketing School: Classroom: June 7, 8 am to 5 pm and June 8, 8 am to 12 noon

Stockmanship School: Classroom: June 8, 1 pm to 5 pm, June 9, 8 am to 5 pm

Field Day/driving cows: On June 10 we will have a loosely organized farm tour of J&L Green Farm along with opportunity to drive some cows. We will provide a sack lunch. Stockmanship School registrants can attend for free.

Lodging—

There are several chain hotels in Woodstock, VA, which is pretty close to the school location.

Marketing School Outline—

Using lecture, questions/answers, current market data, and actual math calculations (bring a calculator), we will cover—

  • Know and Understand Yourself
  • The only price that matters (hint, there won’t be any crystal ball involved)
  • Know your resources (money, feed, livestock, and time) and how to manage them
  • Sell/Buy compared to Buy/Sell
  • Find Relationships and determine what to sell and what to buy
  • Marketing for the Cow/Calf Producer
  • Determine the Value of Breeding Stock
  • Make a profit and stay in business!

Stockmanship School Outline—

Using lecture, questions/answers, and movies we will cover—

  • Research Benefits
  • Pressure and Release
  • How we Communicate with our Livestock
  • Instincts of Humans and Livestock
  • Predator/Prey Relationship
  • Positioning
  • Movement
  • Training the Herd
  • At the Gate
  • Working in the Corral
  • Sorting Livestock
  • Weaning and Receiving Livestock
  • Loading Livestock
  • Our Attitude

Registration Fee

No charge for interested kids age 18 and under attending with a parent. Please email or call us so we can have a count for meals.

Charge for adults is $700 per person for both the Marketing and Stockmanship School or $450 per person for either school alone. Two people from the same family/ranch can “buy one, get one half off.” The full school would be $1050 for two, and the half school would be $675 for two. Three people attending from the same ranch can only use the discount for one of the three attendees.

Lunch is included three days for both schools or one day (the full day) for one school.

To Register

Click here to register by mailing a check.

If you would like to pay using PayPal, choose an option below.

After choosing an option, you can adjust the number you would like to buy. IE, if you will be bringing 4 people, click the option for 2 people, and, on the PayPal site, change the “Quantity” to “2.” If you will be bringing 3 people, choose the one person option and the 2 person option and both will be added to your shopping cart. If you will be bringing a group of 5 or more from the same ranch, call Richard at 417-327-6500 for pricing.

After you have made your PayPal choices below, adjusted the number of people, and you are ready to pay, if you have a PayPal account, choose “PayPal Checkout.” If you do not have a PayPal account and want to pay with your credit card, choose “Check out,” Pay without a PayPal account.

Register to attend both the Marketing and Stockmanship Schools

Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $700 for one person (June 7-9, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all three days; June 10 informal field day and light lunch included).



Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $1050 for two people from the same ranch (June 7-9, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all three days; June 10 informal field day and light lunch included).



Register to attend just the Marketing School

Marketing School only, $450 for one person (June 7, 8 am to 5 pm and June 8, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on June 7).



Marketing School only, $675 for two people from the same ranch (June 7, 8 am to 5 pm and June 8, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on June 7).



Register to attend just the Stockmanship School

Stockmanship School only, $450 for one person (June 8, 1 pm to 5 pm and June 9, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included on June 9; June 10 informal field day and light lunch included).



Stockmanship School only, $675 for two people from the same ranch (June 8, 1 pm to 5 pm and June 9, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included on June 9; June 10 informal field day and light lunch included).



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