There still is time to register for the Stockmanship & Stewardship event that will be held in Manhattan September 20-21 at the Stanley Stout Center. Registration is $100 per person and includes all events and meals. To register online, go to www.stockmanshipandstewardship.org. The cost will go up for onsite registration.
The two-day event will include low-stress cattle handling demonstrations, Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) educational sessions and certification, unique facility design options, a meat cutting presentation, a market outlook and updates on CattleTrace and the National Bio & Agro-Defense Facility. Featured speakers are cattle-handling experts Curt Pate and Ron Gill and Rick Machen with the King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management. Additional speakers will include K-State veterinarians Dan Thomson and A.J. Tarpoff, K-State economist Glynn Tonsor, K-State extension beef systems specialist Justin Waggoner, Iowa State University meat scientist Phil Bass and David Sjeklocha with Merck Animal Health.
The Kansas Beef Council, in conjunction with KLA, NCBA, Kansas State University and Merck Animal Health, is hosting the Stockmanship & Stewardship tour stop in Kansas.