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K-State teaming with other universities to offer 5-State Beef Conference

Conference will be held in three locations


ASHLAND, Kan. – Kansas State University is teaming with several other universities, industry representatives and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to offer a 5-State Beef Conference in three locations in early November. Presentations will cover a range of topics, including a market outlook for beef producers and tools available when marketing calves.


Dates, locations and contact information for each conference are:

Nov. 7 - Boise City, Oklahoma – Cimarron County Fair Building, 1300 N. Cimarron St. – Cimarron County Extension 580-544-3399

Nov. 8 - Perryton, Texas – Ochiltree County Expo Center, 402 Expo Dr. – Lipscomb County Extension 806-862-4601 or Roberts County Extension 806-868-3191; and

Nov. 9 - Ashland, Kansas – Clark County Fairgrounds, 701 Kentucky St. (corner of 11th Ave. and Kentucky) – Clark County Extension 620-635-2811

Topics at the conference include:

Market Outlook;
Factors Affecting Calf Prices: Why the Impact?;
Marketing of Calves and Stocker Cattle: Beef Basis Tools;
Cow Nutrition; and
Transition Strategies and Estate Transfer Issues: You Built It – Now What Do You Do With It?

In addition to Kansas State University and the USDA, Oklahoma State University; Texas A&M University; and New Mexico State University are collaborating on the conference. Several companies are serving at sponsors.

Editor’s Note: This article is provided by K-State Research and Extension.