The Agricultural Research Center in Hays, Kansas will host the 2017 Roundup program on Thursday April 20, 2017 in the center’s auditorium.  Registration and a trade show will begin at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided and there is no cost to attend.

The following presentations will begin at 10:00 a.m:

  • Beef cattle market outlook Update & Summary of Factors Impacting Cow-Calf Profits of Individual Ranches – Glynn Tonsor, KSU Agricultural Economics
  • A classic stocking rate study revisited – Keith Harmoney, Range Scientist, KSU WKARC
  • Horn fly control and management strategies – Dale Blasi, Extension Beef Specialist, Stocker Nutrition and Management, KSU Dept. of Animal Science and Industry
  • Effects of calf weaning age and subsequent management system on age at puberty and reproductive performance of replacement heifers – John Jaeger, Beef Cattle Scientist, KSU WKARC
  • Weaning calves earlier than traditionally – Justin Waggoner, Extension Beef Systems Specialist, KSU SWREC
  • Current weed control: Herbicide resistance – Phillip Stahlman, Weed Scientist, KSU WKARC

For more information, contact John Jaeger,, 785-625-3425 ext.211