Events



January 2018
Calving School
Topics: The purpose of this school is to educate producers on minimizing potential losses related to calving,To educate producers on minimizing potential losses related to calving,
Locations: Kansas Wetlands Education Center at 592 NE K-156 Highway north of Great Bend
Date:  January 9, 2018
Registration: This program is free to attend, but RSVPs are needed for a meal. Contact 620-793-1910 by January 5th.
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Cover Crop Schools (in Great Bend and Hays, KS)
Topics: Finding out what cover crops to plant, how they can enhance your operation, and what your desired outcome is for using them.
Locations: Ellis County Extension Office meeting room, 601 Main Street, Hays, KS from 3:30-6:30pm

                  American Ag Credit Building located at 5634 10th Street in Great Bend from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Date:  January 10, 2018
Registration: This program is free to attend but RSVPs are requested by January 8 for meal counts.
Please RSVP for either program at 620-793-1910 or 785-628-9430, or email us at cottonwood@ksu.edu.
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KOMA 4-State Beef Cattle Conference
Topics: Beef cattle production, marketing, economics, nutrition and forage utilization, cow efficiency, and parasite control
Location: Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, 6821 West Independence Drive, Springfield, MO 65802
Date: 4:00pm January 16, 2018
Registration: $20 by January 12 or $30 at the door

To register for the program, or for details on this event, contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or email cedarco@missouri.edu.
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Cover Your Acres Winter Conference
Topics: Cover Your Acres is a producer-driven meeting focused on new ideas and research-based updates in crop production in northwest Kansas and the central High Plains region.
Location: The Gateway, Oberlin KS
Date: January 16-17, 2018
Registration: $60 for both days until January 10, after $60 per day
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Red River Crops Conference
Topics: The goal of the Red River Crops Conference is to provide agricultural producers with relevant management information applicable to this production area that will create and enhance the profitability of farm and ranch enterprises.
Location: Southwest Technology Center, 711 W Tamarack Altus, OK
Date: January 17-18, 2018
Registration: $25, pre-registration is encouraged
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Dormant Season Prescribed Burn Field Day
Topics: This field day is designed to introduce participants to the various aspects of burning, how to conduct a safe burn and give a hands-on experience. If weather permits, demonstration burns will be conducted.
Location: Coffey Ranch, Noble Research Institute, 16877 State Highway 32, Marietta, Oklahoma 73448
Date: January 18, 2018

Time: 8:30am-3:00pm
Registration: $25, includes lunch
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Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference
Topics: The Twentieth Annual Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference is an applied workshop consolidating information about new and old technologies with a focus on supporting scientifically valid on-farm research efforts and increasing overall farm business profitability.
Location: Courtyard by Marriott& Geary County Convention Center, 310 Hammons Dr. Junction City, KS
Date: January 18-19, 2018
Registration: $225/$227(with/without KARTA membership) by January 10 or $325/275 after
To register at www.KARTAonline.org
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February  2018
Corrals, Calcium, Cost, and Cows: Management and Profit Strategies for 2018

Topics: Beef cattle production, bud box processing systems, selecting replacement heifers, mineral supplementation, and cost and profit benchmarking.
Location: NCK Technical College, Beloit KS
Date: February 6, 2018

Time: Dinner at 5:30, program at 6:00pm
Registration: Registrations can be mailed to Post Rock Extension District, 307 N. Commercial, Mankato, KS 66956 by February 2, 2018.
For more information contact Katelyn Brockus at 785-325-2121 or kbrockus@ksu.edu.


2018 No-till Oklahoma Conference
Topics: Beef cattle production, marketing, economics, nutrition and forage utilization, cow efficiency, and parasite control
Location: The Grand Casino Hotel and Resort, 777 Grand Casino Blvd, Shawnee, OK 74804
Date: February 6-7, 2018
Registration: $125 until January 19th or $150 after
To register by check or credit card

For more information or contact Janelle Malone (janelle.malone@okstate.edu) or Jason Warren (jason.warren@okstate.edu)


2018 Western Kansas Forage Conference
Topics: Beef cattle production, marketing, economics, nutrition and forage utilization, cow efficiency, and parasite control
Location: The Grand Casino Hotel and Resort, 777 Grand Casino Blvd, Shawnee, OK 74804
Date: February 21, 2018
Registration: $25 required by February 9
Register online
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Integrity Beef Alliance Producer Meeting
Topics: The Integrity Beef Alliance is a cow/calf program with goals to increase marketability of ranch raised calves through increased brand recognition, addition of stacked value-added traits and volume sales of high quality calves.
Location: Ardmore Convention Center, Ardmore, OK
Date:February 22, 2018
Time: 3:30am-8:00pm


Beef Cattle Reproduction Management Workshop
Topics: The reproductive management workshop is a hands-on program for beef producers to provide management tactics, and introduce the tools and technologies available today to improve reproductive efficiency in your herd.
Location: Oswalt Road Ranch, Noble Research Institute, 16877 State Highway 32, Marietta, Oklahoma 73448
Date: February 23, 2018
Time: 9:30am-2:30pm
Registration: $25, includes lunch
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March 2018

KSU Cattlemen's Day

Topics: Beef cattle management, cattle nutrition, and meat science
Location: Weber Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Date: March 2, 2018
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Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Workshop
Topics: This workshop will give insight into BQA standards for animal care, record-keeping, nutrition and carcass quality. Participants can become BQA certified with successful completion of the workshop and a test.
Location: Noble Research Institute Kruse Auditorium, Ardmore, OK
Date: March 8, 2018
Time: 1:30pm-5:00pm
Registration: free
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June 2018
Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Workshop
Topics: This year's conference theme is "The Road to Stewardship: Focusing on Beef Production." The beef industry continues to improve efficiencies and enhance production, which results in a more sustainable product for consumers.
Location: Ardmore Convention Center, 2401 N. Rockford Road, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401
Date: June 15, 2018
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Registration: $40
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