Marketing and Stockmanship School Coming to
Caldwell, ID August 13-16, 2018

Meeting Location—

We will meet at the South Mountain Cattle, 18061 Elbow Lane, Caldwell, ID 83607.

Hours—

Marketing School: Classroom: August 13, 8 am to 5 pm and August 14, 8 am to 12 noon

Stockmanship School: Classroom: August 14, 1 pm to 5 pm, August 15, 8 am to 5 pm. August 16 will be half a day driving livestock and half a day classroom.

Marketing School Outline—

Using lecture, questions/answers, current local and regional 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 maybe some actual cattle driving, 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, so please let us know how many kids will be attending when you register.

Charge for registrations received BEFORE JULY 30 is $750 per person for both the Marketing and Stockmanship School, $450 per person for the Marketing School, or $500 per person for the Stockmanship School.

For registrations received after July 30, add $25 per person per school or $50 per person for both the Marketing and Stockmanship Schools.

Two people from the same family/ranch can “buy one, get one half off.” Three people attending from the same ranch can only use the discount for one of the three attendees. If you will be bringing five or more people to the school, please call for pricing.

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

To Register

Registration will CLOSE one week before the school begins (August 6). Please register or call before that date to confirm your spot. We might be able to accept late registrations, but can’t guarantee them. Remember, registrations made after July 30 will include a $25 per person per school additional cost.

If you would like to register to attend this school, you may either pay by mail or on-line using PayPal.

Click here for a pdf file to print and mail with your check in USD. Please do not mail checks after July 20; call or register by PayPal. 

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,
Caldwell, Idaho, August 13-16, 2018

Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $750 for one person (August 13-16, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all four days)



Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $1125 for two people from the same ranch (August 13-16, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all four days)



Register to attend just the Marketing School,
Caldwell, Idaho, August 13-14, 2018

Marketing School only, $450 for one person (August 13, 8 am to 5 pm and August 14, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on August 13)



Marketing School only, $675 for two people from the same ranch (August 13, 8 am to 5 pm and August 14, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on August 13)



Register to attend just the Stockmanship School,
Caldwell, Idaho, August 14-16, 2018

Stockmanship School only, $500 for one person (August 14, 1 pm to 5 pm, August 15 and 16, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included August 15 and 16)



Stockmanship School only, $750 for two people from the same ranch (August 14, 1 pm to 5 pm, August 15 and 16, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included August 15 and 16)



 

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