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Animal Sciences and Industry

Kansas State University
232 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-8028

785-532-6533

Email: asi@ksu.edu

21st K-State Beef Stocker Virtual Field Day scheduled for October 1

This year's Stocker Field Day moves to virtual event.

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Making alternative ration ingredient changes work, beef cattle market outlook and nutrition, management, and economic aspects of limit feeding are among topics planned for the 2020 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Virtual Field Day on Thursday, Oct. 1. The conference will be hosted on the Zoom webinar platform.

"Due to increasing concerns around this evolving situation and standing by our commitment to keeping the safety of our participants, volunteers and partners as our top priority — we've made the decision to transition this year's Field Day to an online format," says Dale Blasi, K-State Animal Sciences and Industry professor and beef cattle extension specialist. "Like previous years we will still provide the latest information on marketing, nutrition, health and technology for attendees to apply to their operation just in a little different format this year."

The day will start with a welcome at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude around noon.

Topics for this year's agenda include:
• Beef Cattle Market Outlook
• Making Alternative Ration Ingredient Changes Work
• Nutrition and Management — Limit Feeding
• Economic Aspects — Limit Feeding

Registration is free. We encourage you to register online by Sept. 24. To register go to the website:
asi.ksu.edu/stockerfieldday. For more information, contact Lois Schreiner at 785-532-1267 or lschrein@ksu.edu.

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The Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry department serves students, livestock producers and the animal and food industries through teaching, research and education.The K-State ASI department prepares students for careers in the animal and food industries. The curriculum includes the study of nutrition, reproduction, genetics, behavior, meat science, food science with production, management, and agribusiness skills.