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K-State Beef Stocker Field Day

25th Annual Stocker Field Day
Thursday, September 26, 2024

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Agenda
9:30 am Registration/Coffee
10 am Introductions
10:15 am 25 Years: Looking Back and Moving Forward - Dale Blasi
10:30 am Beef Cattle Outlook – Glynn Tonsor
11:15 am Beef on Dairy – Opportunities and Challenges

• David Clawson, High Plains Ponderosa Dairy
• Jason Shamburg, Kansas Dairy Development Inc.
• Dr. Tera Barnhardt, Heritage Vet Partners
Moderator: Wes Ishmael, Hereford World Executive Editor

12:30 pm Barbeque Brisket Lunch – View posters
1 pm Coccidiosis: The Silent Thief Robbing Profits in your Stocker Operation – Joe Dedrickson, HuvePharma Inc.
2 pm Recommendations for Managing Calves the First 30 Days on Feed – Dan Thomson
2:45 pm Break
3:15 pm Future Trends in the Kansas Cattle Feeding Industry – Justin Waggoner
4 pm Rethinking your Pasture Burning Plans: Save time, Save Money and Improve Range Conditions – KC Olson
4:45 pm Cutting Bull’s Lament

After the program, be our guest for Prairie Oysters and Call Hall Ice Cream and observe cutting-edge technologies at chute side.


2023 Stocker Field Day
Thursday, September 28

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Beef Cattle Outlook, Dr. Glynn Tonsor – K-State

Producer Panel – Labor: Recruiting and Retention, J.D. Powell – Sandhills Hay Co. Ltd, Dr. Karol Fike – K-State, Chad Cargill – Cargill Ranch, Keith Bryant – Cobalt Cattle Company, Moderator: Wes Ishmael – Hereford World, Executive Editor

Latest research into the top pharmaceutical technologies yielding the highest economic return in stocker cattle, Dr. Tim Parks, Merck Animal Health

Accounting for the environmental impact of grazing cattle: appreciating our ecological niche, Dr. Logan Thompson – K-State

Fine-tuning bunk calls in the grow yard, Dr. Alfredo DiCostanzo – University of Nebraska

Appropriate use of steroidal implants during the backgrounding and stocker phase: impacts on growth performance and carcass outcomes upon harvest, Dr. Zach Smith – South Dakota State University


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2022 Stocker Field Day
Thursday, September 29
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2021 Stocker Field Day

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Results of the 2021 National Stocker Survey
Wes Ishmael and Dale Blasi

What Has Worked For Us and What We See into the Future
National Beef Stocker Award Recipients and Moderated by Wes Ishmael, Cattle Current
Mike Collinge, Hamilton, KS • Rich Porter, Reading, KS • Dave Steinbecker, Jr ., Perryville, MO • John Paul Pendergrass, Charleston, AR

Beef Cattle Outlook
Glynn Tonsor, K-State

Can You Manage BRD and Coccidiosis Effectively with Receiving Rations for Backgrounding Stockers
Joe Dedrickson, Huvepharma Inc.

A Novel Approach to Starting Newly Arrived Calves on Feed
John Richeson, West Texas A&M University

Comparison of Multiple Castration Methods in Stocker Cattle
AJ Tarpoff, K-State


2021 KSU Beef Stocker Field Day Program

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Results of the 2021 National Stocker Survey
Wes Ishmael and Dale Blasi

What Has Worked For Us and What We See into the Future
National Beef Stocker Award Recipients and Moderated by Wes Ishmael, Cattle Current
Mike Collinge, Hamilton, KS • Rich Porter, Reading, KS • Dave Steinbecker, Jr ., Perryville, MO • John Paul Pendergrass, Charleston, AR

Beef Cattle Outlook
Glynn Tonsor, K-State

Can You Manage BRD and Coccidiosis Effectively with Receiving Rations for Backgrounding Stockers
Joe Dedrickson, Huvepharma Inc.

A Novel Approach to Starting Newly Arrived Calves on Feed
John Richeson, West Texas A&M University

Comparison of Multiple Castration Methods in Stocker Cattle
AJ Tarpoff, K-State


2020 KSU Beef Stocker Virtual Field Day
Video archive

Beef Cattle Market Outlook
Glynn Tonsor, KSU Agricultural Economist

Making Alternative Ration Ingredient Changes Work
Justin Waggoner, KSU Extension Beef Specialist

Nutrition and Management — Limit Feeding
Dale Blasi, KSU Extension Beef Specialist

Economic Aspects — Limit Feeding
Glynn Tonsor, KSU Agricultural Economist

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