Marketing and Stockmanship School Coming to
Twin Butte, Alberta, October 10-13, 2017

Meeting Location—

Meeting Hall just south of the Twin Butte Mexican Restaurant, Highway 6, Twin Butte, Alberta, Canada. And, yes, lunch catering will be by the restaurant! That’s worth the trip alone!

Hours—

Marketing School: Classroom: October 10, 8 am to 5 pm and October 11, 8 am to 12 noon

Stockmanship School: Classroom: October 11, 1 pm to 5 pm, October 12, 8 am to 5 pm, and October 13, 8 am to 12 noon; then we will go to a ranch (weather permitting) and drive some cows from 1 pm to 5 pm.

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, movies, and half a day of driving livestock (weather permitting) 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, though we need a count for meals.

Charges are $750 USD/$1000 CAD each for the full 4 day school; $450 USD/$600 CAD each for just the Marketing School; or $500 USD/$665 CAD each for just the Stockmanship School. Two people attending from the same ranch can “buy one, get one half off.” Three people from the same ranch can just use the discount for one of the three attendees. If five people from one ranch will be attending, contact us for price.

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

To Register

Please contact us that you will be attending BEFORE September 26 in order to reserve your space!

If you would like to reserve your spot in a school, you may either pay the full registration fee or you may pay a non-refundable (though transferable) deposit of $100 USD/$135 CAD per person with the balance due on or before the first day of the school.

Click here for a pdf file so you may register or pay a deposit by mailing a check in either USD or CAD.

If you would like to pay online using US dollars with 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.

Make a Deposit to hold your place

Non-refundable (though transferable) deposit of $100 USD per person with the balance due on the first day of the school.



Register to attend both the Marketing and Stockmanship Schools,
Twin Butte, AB, October 10-13, 2017

Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $750 for one person (October 10-13, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all four days).



Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $1125 for two people from the same ranch (October 10-13, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all four days).



Register to attend just the Marketing School,
Twin Butte, AB, October 10-11, 2017

Marketing School only, $450 for one person (October 10, 8 am to 5 pm and October 11, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on October 10).



Marketing School only, $675 for two people from the same ranch (October 10, 8 am to 5 pm and October 11, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on October 10).



Register to attend just the Stockmanship School,
Twin Butte, AB, October 11-13, 2017

Stockmanship School only, $500 for one person (October 11, 1 pm to 5 pm, October 12 and 13, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included October 12 and 13).



Stockmanship School only, $750 for two people from the same ranch (October 11, 1 pm to 5 pm, October 12 and 13, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included October 12 and 13).



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