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Winter Ranch Management Seminars

The seminar series will highlight 'Corrals, Calcium, Costs and Cows: Management and Profit Strategies for 2018' for beef producers and allow producers to ask questions of their local, district and state extension specialists. The specialists will answer a wide range of questions on beef cattle issues surrounding animal health, nutrition, management, genetics and reproduction during the Town Hall Q & A.


Please RSVP to your selected location contacts by close of business one week before the event. 40 RSVP’d attendees requested for each location. Locations with fewer than 40 confirmed attendees may be cancelled. Registration fees and payment forms may vary by site. Contact your local host contact for registration/RSVP details. Meal is included in the registration fee.  

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2018 Winter Ranch Management locations and contacts include:

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018; 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: NCK Technical College
3033 US HWY 24
Beloit, KS

RSVP by January 30, 2018 to:
Barrett Simon, Post Rock Extension District, 785-378-3174; barrett8@ksu.edu
Katelyn Brockus, River Valley District, 785-325-2121; kbrockus@ksu.edu
Clint Laflin, Midway Extension District, 785-483-3157; cllaflin@ksu.edu


Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018; 5:30-8:30 PM
Location: McCormick Elementary
109 N First St.
Olsburg, KS 66520

RSVP by January 31, 2018, online at www.pottawatomie.ksu.edu or call Pottawatomie Co. Extension Office at 785-457-3319.

For more information contact:
Anastasia Johnson, Marshall Co. Extension, 785-562-3531; anastasia@ksu.edu
Greg McClure, Riley Co. Extension, 785-537-6350; gmcclure@ksu.edu
Shannon Blocker, Pottawatomie Co. Extension, 785-457-3319; sblocker@ksu.edu


Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018; 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Location: Lane County Fairgrounds
Dighton, KS

RSVP by February 1, 2018 to:
Jared Petersilie, Walnut Creek District, 620-397-2806; jaredp11@ksu.edu


Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018; 5:30 – 8:30 PM
Location: Community Building, Hepler, KS

RSVP by February 1, 2018 to:
Chris Petty, Southwind Extension District, 620-223-3720; cgp@ksu.edu
Keith Martin, Wildcat Extension District, 620-784-5337; rkmartin@ksu.edu


Meeting location:      Meeting Date/Time:                 RSVP by:

Beloit                       February 6; 5:30-8:30 PM          January 30


Olsburg                   February 7; 5:30-8:30 PM         January 31


Dighton                  February 8; 5:30-8:30 PM          February 1


Hepler                    February 13; 5:30-8:30 PM        February 6



For More Information

Dr. Bob Weaber

Lois Schreiner