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KSUBeef.org: Your resource for beef information

 

Mycotoxin poisonings

The KSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has diagnosed a couple of mycotoxin poisonings in Kansas. Click here to learn more about mycotoxins.

 

Ranching Summit

The KSU Beef Team hosted the 2018 K-State Ranching Summit, Aug. 15 at the Alumni Center in Manhattan, KS. The theme of the program was Beef 2030 – Pursuing technology, transparency and profitability. Watch playlist of presentations here:

>> Ranching Summit 2018 Proceedings


 


 

Tally Time: Management Minder outlines your production year

Technology has been developed that makes many things in our lives much easier. Some of you may remember when you were the “remote control” when your Dad was watching TV. Now, new homes have heating, alarm and lighting systems throughout that can be controlled remotely with a smart phone. Cattle producers use electronic IDs to automate many data collection activities. Computer applications seem to only be limited by our imagination.

Our beef extension educational efforts have often pointed out timely management topics. For example, now is the time to sample harvested forages and get an analysis of the quality. Some of those items would relate to time of year, while others would depend on the individual operation’s calving and breeding dates. So, while those suggestions are timely for most (we hope), they certainly do not fit everyone.

>> Read more

 


Focus Areas

The K-State beef extension team strives to address all phases of beef production from "farm to fork".

 

Upcoming Events

Calving Schools
Sherman County 4-H Building
Goodland, Kansas
November 15, 2018

Oskaloosa City Hall
Oskaloosa, Kansas
December 4, 6:30 p.m. CST

4-H Community Building
Yates Center, Kansas
December 11, evening

Kingman County Expo Center
Kingman, Kansas
December 13, morning

McPherson County 4-H Building
McPherson, Kansas
December 13, evening

Dole Specter Conference Center
Russell, Kansas
January 9, 2019

Hy Plains Education Center
Montezuma, Kansas
January 16, 2019

BIF Genetic Prediction Workshop
Kansas City, MO
December 5-6

 

Ask the Experts

Contact information for KSU Beef extension team

K-State Newsletters

Animal Science Newsletter

Beef Tips

The Grazier

Focus on Feedlots

 
KSU ASI Facilities

Beef Cattle Research Center

Cow-Calf Unit

Purebred Beef Unit

Stocker Unit

 

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