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Agricultural Research Center – Hays

2017 Roundup Scheduled for Thursday, April 20


March 2nd, 2017

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 AM:
  • 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 – Dr. 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, jrjaeger@ksu.edu, 785-625-3425 ext.211

Written By

Sandy Johnson, Ph.D.
NW Region Livestock Specialist