A  K-State Winter Ranch Management Seminar will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, from 4:00 – 8:30 p.m.  Locations for the event include Manhattan (Kansas State University), Ashland (Ashland Community Center), Osborne (Kansas National Guard Armory), Highland (Highland Community College) and Russell (Russell County 4-H Building).  The tentative schedule is as follows:

            4:00 p.m.         Registration

            4:30 p.m.         Winter Ration Development

            5:15 p.m.         Ranch Management Focus (Trey Patterson, Padlock Ranch, via webinar)

            6:00 p.m.         Dinner

            7:00 p.m.         Cattle Business Outlook (Glynn Tonsor, K-State Ag Economist, via webinar)

            7:45 p.m.         Hunting Lease Management

The webinar speakers will be addressing the audiences at all 5 locations simultaneously.  Local speakers at each location will address winter ration development using a computerized ration balancing program and diversifying ranch income with hunting leases.  Brochures for the event will be available through your local county office shortly and will be available at www.KSUbeef.org.  For additional information, contact Larry Hollis (lhollis@ksu.edu; 785-532-1246).