Conference to be broadcast remotely

7/6/2013

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's 2013 Beef Conference "Strategic Cow Herd Management: Surviving and Rebuilding after Persistent Drought," will be held at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6 in Frick Auditorium of K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan.

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's 2013 Beef Conference "Strategic Cow Herd Management: Surviving and Rebuilding after Persistent Drought," will be held at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6 in Frick Auditorium of K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine in Manhattan.

For those who are unable to travel to Manhattan in person, the conference will be broadcast remotely to Oakley, Pratt and Parsons.

Dave Lalman, extension beef cattle specialist with Oklahoma State University will give the keynote address on "Addressing Cow Herd Efficiency in a World of Mixed Message for Producers: Matching Production Levels to Environmental Conditions."

Other topics will include techniques to enhance the value of low quality roughage, confinement feeding of cows, management and feeding of early weaned calves, pasture, rangeland, forage and livestock risk protection, and income tax implications following livestock liquidation. Other topics include control of trichomoniasis in beef herds, impending regulations of livestock antibiotics, and capturing strategic opportunities when culling/rebuilding the cow herd.

The fee to attend is $60 per person or $100 for two or more from the same operation. Early registration deadline is July 30. More information, including how to register for the webcasts or in-person attendance, is available at www.KSUBeef.org or by calling (785) 532-1280.

comments powered by Disqus
I commented on a story, but my comments aren't showing up. Why?
We provide a community forum for readers to exchange ideas and opinions on the news of the day.
Passionate views, pointed criticism and critical thinking are welcome. We expect civil dialogue.
Name-calling, crude language and personal abuse are not welcome.
Moderators will monitor comments with an eye toward maintaining a high level of civility in this forum.

If you don't see your comment, perhaps you ...
... called someone an idiot, a racist, a moron, etc. Name-calling or profanity (to include veiled profanity) will not be tolerated.
... rambled, failed to stay on topic or exhibited troll-like behavior intended to hijack the discussion at hand.
... included an e-mail address or phone number, pretended to be someone you aren't or offered a comment that makes no sense.
... accused someone of a crime or assigned guilt or punishment to someone suspected of a crime.
... made a comment in really poor taste.

MULTIMEDIA