Southern Tier Stocker Initiative “Short Course” – REVISED

Interested in learning about stocker cattle? This course is designed for farmers of all experience levels to learn about managing stocker cattle (calves purchased in the spring, then sold to a finisher after adding weight using relatively inexpensive, excess pasture).

The course will help you discover your competitive advantage, markets, economic projections, pasture management, and business planning.

The course begins July 29, 2017 and runs on the last Saturday of every month from 10 am-2 pm through October 28, 2017. Depending on interest more sessions will be scheduled starting in January. Live sessions will be held in the Belmont (Allegany County) NY, with remote locations in Chautauqua, Jefferson and Delaware Counties. With interest other remote locations may be added. Cost is $100/person and $50/person from same family or farm. Fee includes lunch and all materials. To register contact Barb Jones,, 607-255-7712. For more information contact Audia Denton, Stocker Short Course Coordinator, or Mike Baker, Cornell Beef Specialist,, 607-255-5923.

To see syllabus go to Syllabus.