The annual Early Spring Roundup program, presented by the Carter, Jefferson, Love, and Marshall County OSU Extension offices, and hosted by the Red River Livestock Auction, is just around the corner. For those who are unfamiliar, the program consists of three sessions, held on successive Monday evenings, with nightly door prizes and a Grand Prize drawing for a Lincoln 225 Welder/Generator. To be eligible for the Grand Prize drawing, you must attend all three sessions.

The program agenda is as follows:


6 pm Monday, Jan. 29

  • Meal sponsored by Stillwater Milling Co.
  • Supplementing/Substituting Limited Wheat Pasture Availability; David Lalman, OSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
  • Techniques for the Judicious Use of Antibiotics; Dr. Elizabeth Geidt, OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences


6 pm Monday, Feb. 5

  • Meal sponsored by Oklahoma Ag Credit
  • Oklahoma Fencing Laws; Shannon Ferrell, Assoc. Prof. for Agricultural Law, OSU Ag. Econ. Dept.
  • Clostridial Diseases: ID, Prevention, and Treatment; Barry Whitworth, DVM, OSU Extension Area Food/Animal Quality & Health Specialist
  • Farm Service Agency Updates; Ila Anderson, Carter/Love FSA Executive Directo


6 pm Monday, Feb. 12

  • Meal sponsored by Martindale Feed Mill
  • NAFTA Developments & Cattle Market Outlook; Derrell Peel, OSU Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
  • Coral and Facility Design; Chris Stansberry, Station Superintendent, OSU Beef Cattle Research Range
  • NRCS Updates; Warren Sanders, Love/Carter NRCS District Conservationist
  • Grand Prize Drawing


Registration is $25/person, which covers all three sessions. If you register prior to the first session, we have a special “Early Bird” drawing for a Stihl MS170 chainsaw, donated by Petit Machinery, 3-100 dose packs of Synovex C implants donated by Zoetis Animal Health, and a Brute ice chest donated by Multi-Min 90!

We appreciate our gracious Sponsors and their support, which includes MultiMin USA,

McKay Ag Services, Oklahoma Ag Credit, American Nation Bank, First United Bank of Madill, First Bank & Trust Company, Carter County Cattlemen’s Association, Red River Valley Rural Electric Association, Love/Marshall County Cattlemen’s Association, Love County Farm Bureau – Sam Barrick, Agent, and the First National Bank & Trust Company of Ardmore

Come join us, and bring a friend!

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