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Animal Sciences and Industry

Cattlemen's Day

 2017 Cattlemen's Day


March 2, 2018 • Weber Hall

Online Registration

Student Registration

Event Brochure
Exhibitor Letter
Exhibitor Request Form


8 a.m. – Commercial Trade Show opens

10 a.m. – Main Event – Weber 123

Welcome, Dr. Evan Titgemeyer, KSU ASI interim department head

Trade Issues in the Beef Industry, Gregg Doud, Commodity Markets Council president

Beef Industry Outlook and International Trade as a Key Driver of Profitability, Glynn Tonsor, KSU agricultural economist

noon – Lunch in Weber Arena

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

1-1:45 p.m.

Feeding Cull Cows For Profit – Weber 111
Can Split-Time Insemination Improve Profit in Your AI Program? – Weber 146
Tour of the Feed Intake Measurement Facility – Purebred Beef Unit Feed Intake Facility (3115 College Ave)

1-2:45 p.m.

Development of Work Skills through Internships – Weber 123

2-2:45 p.m.

Bud Box Operation – Weber 111
Late-season Burning: a Strategy for Sericea Control – Weber 146
Using Postmortem Examination to Enhance Herd Health Management – Purebred Beef Unit Feed Intake Facility (3115 College Ave)

3:30 p.m. – 41st Annual Legacy Sale – Stanley Stout Center (2200 Denison Ave)


Plan to join us the evening before Cattlemen's Day as Sam Hands is honored as the Stockman of the Year during the 48th Annual Stockmen's Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan. A separate registration is required for the dinner. 

To register visit www.found.ksu.edu/rsvp/asi or by contacting Chelsea Albrecht at 785-532-7584.

Cattlemen's Day Reports 1991-2017

Cattlemen's Day Videos



Continuing Education Unit (CEU) information to receive four (4) CEUs can be found at: American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists
Plan to also attend the Legacy Sale following Cattlemen's Day.


Contact Information

Dr. Dale Blasi
Professor/Extension Specialist
229 Weber Hall
Manhattan KS 66506
Phone : 785-532-5427
Fax : 785-532-7059

Dr. Jim Drouillard
133 Call Hall
Manhattan KS 66506
Phone : 785-532-1204
Fax : 785-532-5681