Marketing and Stockmanship School Coming to Grand Island, NE, August 14-17, 2017

Meeting Location—

We will meet at the Quality Inn and Conference Center,

Hours—

Marketing School: Classroom: August 14, 8 am to 5 pm and August 15, 8 am to 12 noon

Stockmanship School: Classroom: August 15, 1 pm to 5 pm, August 16, 8 am to 5 pm, and August 17, 8 am to 12 noon. The afternoon will be question and answer or, we might be able to find some livestock to drive.

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 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.

Charge for adults 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. 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.

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

To Register

We have closed the option to snail mail your registration form for Grand Island, NE school August 14-17, 2017. If you would like to pay at the door, please CALL US at 417-327-6500 and let us know you will be coming (so we can have food and a handout for you!).

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,
Grand Island, Nebraska, August 14-17, 2017

Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $750 for one person (August 14-17, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all four days)



Marketing and Stockmanship Schools, $1125 for two people from the same ranch (August 14-17, 8 am to 5 pm, lunch included all four days)



Register to attend just the Marketing School,
Grand Island, Nebraska, August 14-15, 2017

Marketing School only, $450 for one person (August 14, 8 am to 5 pm and August 15, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on August 14)



Marketing School only, $675 for two people from the same ranch (August 14, 8 am to 5 pm and August 15, 8 am to 12 noon; lunch included on August 14)



Register to attend just the Stockmanship School,
Grand Island, Nebraska, August 15-17, 2017

Stockmanship School only, $500 for one person (August 15, 1 pm to 5 pm, August 16 and 17, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included August 16 and 17)



Stockmanship School only, $750 for two people from the same ranch (August 15, 1 pm to 5 pm, August 16 and 17, 8 am to 5 pm; lunch included August 16 and 17)



 

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