Kansas State University will host the K-State Fall 2011 Beef Calf Conference in three locations – Atwood, Oakley, and Stockton, Kan., in late September.

Keynote presentations by K-State Research and Extension speakers at all three conferences are “Beef Cattle Market Outlook,” by Glynn Tonsor, livestock marketing specialist, and “Calf and Stocker Research Highlights: Updates in Management, Nutrition and Health,” by Dale Blasi, stocker and forage specialist.

In addition, each conference will include a meal and location-specific speakers.

Three locations 

Sept. 27 – Atwood, Kan. - 6:30 p.m. – 4-H Building – RSVP by Sept. 22 to 785-626-3192 or cdixson@ksu.edu

 •      Beef Quality Assurance

Sept. 28 – Oakley, Kan. - 10:00 a.m. – Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center – RSVP by Sept. 22 to 785-743-6361 or rsbarrow@ksu.edu

•      Keeping Pastures Productive; and

Sept. 28 – Stockton, Kan. - 5:00 p.m. – Rooks Co. Fairgrounds, Harding Hall 4-H Building – RSVP by Sept. 26 to 785-425-6851 or rboyle@ksu.edu

•      Local Forage Analysis, Feed Costs and Ration Balancing

•      Lowering Winter Feed Costs