The 57th annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, sponsored by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled Aug. 1-3 at Texas A&M University in College Station.

Historic drought conditions throughout Texas have many cattle producers concerned about the state’s future climate outlook, says Jason Cleere, AgrLife Extension beef specialist and conference coordinator.

“Our topics this year will fit right into what Texas beef producers are going through right now with regards to dry conditions, herd management, nutrition and what to expect in the coming months,” Cleere says.

Evelyn Browning-Gariss, a historical climatologist, will be the featured speaker during the general session Aug. 1. Browning-Garriss serves as an adviser to cattle producers and financial industries on climate outlook.

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