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K-State Stocker Field Day

2018 KSU Beef Stocker Field Day
19th Annual
Thursday, September 20
K-State Beef Stocker Unit • 4330 Marlatt Ave, Manhattan, Kansas
Sponsored by Merck Animal Health

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9:30 Registration/Coffee

10:15 Introductions

10:30 Glynn Tonsor, Ph.D. – The Role of Stocker Producer Expectations in Cattle Buying Decisions

11:15: Producer Panel – Why Silage Fits in my Growing Diets

• Frank Harper, Sedgwick, KS
• Gary Burgess, Wamego, KS 785-456-3845
• Gary Bacon, Minneapolis, KS
• Keith Bolsen, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, KSU
Moderator: Mr. Wes Ishmael – Contributing Editor, BEEF magazine

12:15 Barbeque Brisket Lunch – View posters

1:00 Hans Coetzee, DVM - An Update on Pain Management in Cattle

2:00 Justin Sexten, Ph.D. - Certified Angus Beef, Quality Stocker Production Considerations

2:45 – Break

3:00 - Dane Kuper, CEO,Performance Livestock Analytics – The Tech Revolution, Wall Street, Baseball and the Cattle Industry

3:45 - Jason Nickell, DVM, Merck Animal Health – Rethinking BRD Diagnosis

4:15 – Kendal Lothman, Special Agent, Office of the KS Attorney General – Livestock Theft in Kansas

4:45 - AJ Tarpoff, DVM – Treatment Failures That Are Not BRD Related

5:30 – Cutting Bull's Lament 2018

After the program, be our guest for Prairie Oysters and Call Hall Ice Cream and tour the new student housing and observe some of the new products from Moly Manufacturing Inc.



2017 Proceedings

2017 KSU Beef Stocker Day Cover Crop Producer Panel

2017 KSU Beef Stocker Day Beef Outlook


Kansas State Beef Stocker Field Day 2013
Carry Over Effects on Stocker Cattle and Feedlot Performance
Environmental Impact on Cattle
For more information, contact Lois Schreiner, lschrein@ksu.edu or 785-532-1267
Map to Stocker Unit