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Hosted by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia

August 6-7, 2015
Montgomery, AL

The seventh annual Deep South Stocker Conference is headed to Alabama.  This year's conference will be held August 6-7, 2015 in Montgomery, AL.  Click on the location tab to the left for location details.  This conference is a joint effort between the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Mississippi State University Extension Service, and the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. 

This year's conference will begin with a dinner hosted by the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association at their historic building in downtown Montgomery on Thursdays, August 6, and educational seminars Friday, August 7.  The Stocker Conference registration will cost $75/person and will cover all seminars, events, meals, and handouts for the two-day event.  Additionally, a trade show will be held in conjunction with the conference to allow stocker operators the opportunity to network with industry professionals and to become aware of products and services that can improve their profitably and product quality.

For more information, browse this website, or contact your local Extension office.

Collaborative effort of:

ACES Mississippi State University Extension


Photos from 2012 Conference


Trade show

Attendants listen to one of several seminars on stocker production.

Interactions at the trade show during a break.
Participants tour the working facilities at Miller Cattle Co. in Meridian, MS .



Photos from 2011 Conference



Dr. John Arthington discusses the importance of mineral nutrition in stocker production.

A group of calves in the backgrounding facilities at Auburn's E.V. Smith Research Center.


Photos from 2010 Conference



Dr. Curt Lacy discusses the economics of stocker production in the Deep South.

Dr. Roger Ellis outlines a sound receiving program for stocker cattle.
A marketing panel of Evans Hooks, John Moseley, Jr., and Allen Wiggins discusses strategies for marketing stocker cattle.

Participants tour the holding and working facilities at Outz Cattle Co. in Cairo, GA .


Lane Holton discusses the details of receiving program at Holton Cattle Company in Camilla, GA.