H Calf is an educational program for Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ members dedicated to providing education, support and skills to aid in decision making related to beef cattle production for beef producers, weekend ranchers and anyone looking to learn something new.




H Calf Program Costs for 2019

  • Cost for H Calf Short Course ONLY is $50.
  • Enrollment Cost for H Calf Program, including H Calf Short Course and all 3 field trips is $150 per person.
  • * Must be a Member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo to participate in these programs.

Participant Benefits

  • Lectures by top agricultural experts
  • Access to the resources on the Membership portal including videos of the lectures as well as additional information on the topics covered
  • The ability to attend tours of world class agricultural facilities
  • Library of additional resources by topics
  • Network with fellow H Calf Participants

Becoming a Participant

We are now taking Pre-Registrations for the 2019 H Calf Program, please click the Registration Link and complete the form to secure your spot for the upcoming sessions.

H Calf Participant Registration
H Calf Short Course Registration

NOTE: Use the “H Calf Short Course Registration” button above in order to register if you are only attending the Short Course. There will be a fee for Non-Participants, for Participants (those who pay the $150 registration fee) it is included with your annual registration fee. If you upgrade to full membership after registering for the short course we will deduct the cost of short course registration (you will need to email hcalf@hlsr.com for this).

Schedule




DATE
TIME
LOCATION
EVENT
TOPIC(S)
SPEAKER(S)
TOUR SITE
May 18, 2019 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. NRG Center 600 Series H Calf Short Course
  1. Cattle 101
  2. Legal Issues and Strategies for Ranchers and Landowners
  3. Cattle Ranch Management & Record Keeping
  4. Alternative Land Uses & Appraisals
  5. Agricultural Lending
  1. Jason Cook & Berry Summerour
  2. Colton Hoffman, rancher and attorney
  3. Linda Galayda aka “Texas Rancher Girl”
  4. Plateau Land & Wildlife Management, Clay Whitfill
  5. Capital Farm Credit
N/A
June 8, 2019 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Meet at NRG Center H Calf Program 1 Feeding and Land Management TBD Briggs Ranches in Bloomington, TX
July 20, 2019 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meet in Cypress (TBD) H Calf Program 2 Animal Health and Weaning TBD Beckendorff Ranch in Cypress, TX
September 28, 2019 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Meet at NRG Center H Calf Program 3 Genetics and Sexing TBD ST Genetics in Navasota, TX


NOTE: Use the “H Calf Short Course Registration” button above in order to register if you are only attending the Short Course. There will be a fee for Non-Participants, for Participants (those who pay the $150 registration fee) it is included with your annual registration fee. If you upgrade to full membership after registering for the short course we will deduct the cost of short course registration (you will need to email hcalf@hlsr.com for this).




CONTACT

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™
P.O. Box 20070
Houston, Texas 77225

Email: hcalf@rodeohouston.com
Phone: 832.667.1195