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KSUBeef.org: Your resource for beef information

Calving Schools Planned

K-State to host four events around Kansas.


Check herbicide labels before using soybeans for livestock feed

Drought conditions throughout Kansas are forcing farmers to consider harvesting soybeans for forage, rather than grain. Many factors should be considered when making this decision.

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."