Registration is under way through Aug. 16 for two free workshops designed to offer assistance to ranchers faced with drought conditions.
The three-hour workshops are scheduled for Aug. 21 at noon at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center at 531 Palmer St. in Delta and 6 p.m. at the Loma Sale Barn at 1369 12 1/2 Road in Loma. Lunch will be served in Delta, while dinner will be served in Loma.
For reservations or more information, call 988-0043 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Colorado Cattleman’s Association, Colorado State University Extension and Mesa County Cattleman’s and Delta County Livestock associations will present the workshops. The workshops will cover cost-effective supplementation and de-stocking strategies, support in deciding whether to buy hay or sell cattle, disaster assistance programs for drought and wildfires and wildfire preparedness.