Top industry speakers featured at Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium at National Convention Sept. 9 in Grapevine

Posted August 27, 2015

Denton, Texas – Commercial cattlemen are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to hear from industry experts on a variety of topics at the Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium Sept. 9, 2015. The one-day educational conference is held in conjunction with the Red Angus Association of America National Convention Sept. 9-11 in Grapevine at the Great Wolf Lodge,100 Great Wolf Drive.

Red Angus Association of America CEO Twig Marston noted that the diverse line up of speakers would provide cattlemen valuable information during the educational seminar.

“These industry experts are going to be addressing topics that every ranch can take back home and put to use,” said Marston. “From gaining a better perspective of our consumer to improving the nutrition of the cowherd, and having a better understanding of the data that will make a difference to their operations’ profitability, this day-long event should be a priority for cattlemen and women to attend.”

Some of the speakers will include Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University; Tyne Morgan, U.S. Farm Report; Brad Fjestad, Lone Star Ag Credit; Dr. Ron Gill, Texas A&M; Dr. Jeff Hill, ADM Alliance Nutrition; Dr. John Arthington, University of Florida and Dr. David Lalman, Oklahoma State University.

There is no charge to attend the educational conference but registration is requested to assist with meal planning. Please go here to view the full Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium Schedule.  To register to attend the free educational event, please complete this online registration form.   Walk-up registration is taken the day of the event, but no meal can be guaranteed.

The Red Angus Association of America serves the beef industry by enhancing and promoting the competitive advantages of Red Angus and Red Angus-influenced cattle. The RAAA provides commercial producers with the most objectively described cattle in the industry by seeking and implementing new technologies based on sound scientific principles that measure traits of economic importance. For more information, visit


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Beth Gaines, Communications Coordinator
(940) 387-3502 Ext. 17 •