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K-State extension plans seven forage and management meetings around Kansas

Forage and cattle management considerations for this fall and into the next year will be the emphasis of a series of meetings planned across the state to help producers make decisions given limited on-farm forage production and high feed costs.

Need to source hay or other feed ingredients, compare cost of supplement options? Try these tools

Delivered feed cost calculator
This handy tool will help you fairly evaluate and compare the delivered costs of various feedstuffs for your beef herd’s energy or protein needs.

Feed Energy Index
Calculates the value per unit of energy for available feedstuffs as a first step in feed selection or purchase decisions.

KSU Cattle Supplementation Cost
An Excel spreadsheet to evaluate the total costs of various protein supplement programs for cow/calf and stocker producers

Dealing with Drought Webinar to Assist Cow-Calf Producers with Decision Making


Kansas wildfire recovery resources

Drought resources

Drought webinars


The K-State beef extension team strives to address all phases of
beef production from "farm to fork."

Upcoming Events

KSU Stocker Field Day
September 29
KSU Stocker Unit

Forage and Management Meetings
Sept. 26, 6 p.m., Cherryvale Community Center
• Oct. 4, 6 p.m., Marlow-Leitz Memorial Building, Alma
• Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m. (CT), American Legion Hall, Bird City
• Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m., Agricultural Research Center-Hays
• Oct. 10, 6 p.m., Inman Community Center, Inman
• Oct. 11, 6 p.m., Severy Community Building, Severy
Oct. 13, 6 p.m., Grainfield Extension Office, Grainfield

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