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Animal Sciences and Industry

KSUBeef.org: Your resource for beef information

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

 

KLA/K-State Ranch Management Field Days

Dates have been set for all of the KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Days in the 2022 series. Newland Farms will host the first event August 16 in southeast Kansas near Thayer. Ebert Ranch near Tescott will host the second event on August 23. The final field day will be hosted August 25 at Burgess Land & Cattle of Westmoreland. Each event will begin at 3 p.m. and include presentations on the history of the host operation and management practices used today, as well as educational sessions and a complimentary beef dinner.

 

Kansas wildfire recovery resources

Drought resources

Drought webinars


Focus Areas

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