Animal Sciences and Industry

Kansas State University
232 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-8028


785-532-7059 fax


Upcoming Beef Events

2014 Feedlot Nutritionist Boot Camp
August 4-8, 2014
Amarillo, Texas

To apply:

  1. Download the PDF form above
  2. Fill in the boxes with your information.
  3. Save the file
  4. Email it back to Chris Reinhardt at
  5. Deadline is June 1, 2014

K-State Beef Conference 2014

New for 2014, the K-State Beef Conference will be held at different locations on August 11-14. Watch for more details in the coming weeks at the K-State Beef Conference website.

Flint Hills Beef Fest

August 22-24, 2014
Lyon County Fairground, Emporia, Kansas
Details and schedule of events

Kansas Livestock Sweepstakes

August 23-24, 2014
Registration due August 1, 2014
Details and registration
Contact Hilary Hawkins, 785-532-1264


KSU Beef Stocker Day 2014

Thursday, September 25, 2014
KSU Beef Stocker Unit, Manhattan, Kansas
Contact Dale Blasi, 785-532-5427


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 Beef Information

The beef extension program at Kansas State University strives to address all phases of beef production from "farm to fork". Subject area links above contain K-State publications. Additional materials can be found below from proceedings, research reports, other K-State websites and websites of other land-grant institutions.

More from KSU Beef Extension

Beef Cattle Newsletters

Kansas Crop Residues

KSU Websites

K-State Beef Proceedings and Research Reports

This includes the following events:

  • Cattlemen's Day
  • Hays Roundup
  • Cattle Feeders Day
  • Stocker Conference

K-State Beef Extension Videos

Ammoniating Low Quality Forages

Resources from Other Institutions

Other Links

Quick Links

Beef Extension Faculty

Dr. Dale Blasi
Stocker Nutrition and Management

Dr. Joel DeRouchey
Environmental Management

Dr. Jaymelynn Farney
Beef Systems Specialist, Southeast Area

Dr. Larry Hollis
Feedlot Health and Management

Dr. Sandy Johnson
Livestock Production Specialist, Northwest Area

Dr. Christopher Reinhardt
Feedlot Nutrition & Management

Dr. Justin Waggoner
Beef Systems Specialist, Southwest Area

Dr. Bob Weaber
Associate Professor / Extension Specialist