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Starting October 6, 2022

The cost of the class is $175 dollars and will include over 28 hours of education in areas such as nutrition, forage, genetics, animal health, business management, marketing, etc.  you will receive a beef cattle manual and a gate sign when you complete the course. We will meet every other Thursday evening from 6pm-9pm from October-May 2023. Payment is taken on the first day of class with cash, check or credit card. Please contact Coy McCorkle with any questions

The Master Cattleman Program was introduced in 2004 to enhance the profitability of beef operations and the quality of life of beef cattle producers by equipping them with vital information on all aspects of beef production, business planning, risk management and marketing.


What does it mean to be an OSU Master Cattleman?

  • The Oklahoma Master Cattleman has knowledge of sustainable practices in production, business management, marketing, herd health and natural resources.
  • Has successfully completed the curriculum for the Oklahoma Master Cattleman program.
  • Has demonstrated comprehension as evidenced by passing associated with each area.


What do I get for participating?

  • Information/education
  • Oklahoma Beef Cattle Manual
  • Master Cattleman farm gate sign
  • Master Cattleman certificate
  • Master Cattleman portfolio


Program Requirements

To be certified as a Master Cattleman, producers must complete a minimum of 28 hours of instruction from the Master Cattleman curriculum.  The core curriculum consists of 4 hours from each of these disciplines:

  • Nutrition and management
  • Quality assurance and animal health
  • Reproduction (cow-calf producers)
  • Natural resources
  • Business planning and management
  • Marketing and risk management


What does it cost?

The base cost of the program is $175


Class Dates

  • October 6, 2022
  • October 20, 2022
  • November 3, 2022
  • November 17, 2022
  • December 15, 2022
  • January 5, 2023
  • January 19, 2023
  • February 2, 2023
  • February 16, 2023
  • March 2, 2023
  • March 16, 2023
  • April 13, 2023
  • April 27, 2023
  • May 11, 2023
  • May 25, 2023


Directions to Seminole County Extension Office

Head north on South Mekusukey Street toward Highway 270 Business (West 1st Street). Turn onto Highway 270 Business, go approximately 1 mile west of Wewoka. Turn south on NS 3650 Road, 2nd building on west side of road. Straight across from big white building.


A map of directions to the Seminole County extension office.

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