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K-State Stocker Field Day

2017 KSU Beef Stocker Field Day
Thursday, September 21
K-State Beef Stocker Unit • 4330 Marlatt Ave, Manhattan, Kansas

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9:30 a.m. Registration/Coffee

10:15 a.m. Introductions

10:30 a.m. Beef Cattle Outlook
Dr. Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University

11:15 a.m. Producer Panel: Implementing Cover Crops: How They Have Helped My Operation
Dr. Jaymelynn Farney, Kansas State University
Dr. Doug Shoup, Kansas State University
Shawn Tiffany, Herington, KS, Producer
Kelly Novak, Tampa, KS, Producer
Kevin Wellntiz, Neosho Rapids, KS, Producer
Harold Engle, Madison, KS, Producer
Moderator: Wes Ishmael, Contributing Editor, BEEF Magazine

12:15 p.m. Barbeque Brisket Lunch – View posters

1:15 p.m. Setting Calves up for Success this Fall
Dr. Peggy Thompson, Boehringer Ingelheim Professional Services

2:15 p.m. A Different Intensive Early Stocking Strategy for Optimized Marketing Opportunities
Dr. Keith Harmoney, K-State Agricultural Research Center, Hays, KS

3 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions (30 minutes/breakout)
Proper Dosing at the Chute - Dr. A.J. Tarpoff, Kansas State University
Why Vaccines Sometimes "Seem" to Fail - Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek, Kansas State University
Stocker and Backgrounding Budgets - Robin Reid, Kansas State University
Cover Crop Decision Tool - Dr. Jaymeylynn Farney and Dr. Doug Shoup

5:30 Cutting Bull's Lament 2017


Register by September 15
Cost per participant is $25
Download Brochure and Registration Form

Online Registration 


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