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K-State Beef Stocker Field Day scheduled for September 22


Pasture burning issues and beef cattle outlook are among presentations planned.

The beef cattle outlook, parasite and fly control options as well as technology applications for beef cattle operations are among topics planned for the 2016 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 22.

The day is designed to provide the latest practical information for producers to aid decision-making in the current dynamic beef industry environment.

The event starts with registration and coffee at 9:30 a.m. and the program at 10:15 a.m. A barbecue lunch is provided and the day ends with an evening social, the “Cutting Bull’s Lament 2016” at 5:30 p.m. A panel of producers talking about pasture burning issues and several other presentations are on the agenda.

  • Beef Cattle Outlook
  • Producer Panel: Pasture Burning Issues – The necessity, alternatives and consequences
  • Animal Health Research Update
  • Receiving Diets – Implications on Health and Performance
  • Parasite and Fly Control Options
  • Technology Applications for Beef Cattle Operations
  • Beef Cattle Handling

The fee to attend the Beef Stocker Field Day is $25 if paid by Sept. 15. More information and online registration is available at After Sept. 15, attendees must pay at the event. For more information, contact Lois Schreiner at 785-532-1267 or

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