The King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management Holt/CAT Symposium on Excellence in Ranch Management will be held Oct. 20–21 at Texas A&M University Kingsville. This symposium will serve as a forum to discuss four ranch-management topics from two perspectives: technical vs. practical application. The topics include: cattle genomics, fire as a management tool, trophy vs. quality deer management, and cattle marketing. For more information, contact Mona Jackson at 361-593-5401, or go to http://krirm.tamuk.edu.