Location changed for this year’s event


PARSONS, Kan. – Kansas State University will host its annual Beef Cattle and Forage Crops Field Day on Thursday, May 3. This year the event will be at the K-State Southeast Research and Extension Center, 25092 Ness Rd. in Parsons.

The day starts with registration, coffee and donuts and time to view sponsors’ displays at 8:30 a.m. Presentations begin at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served following the last presentation, compliments of several sponsoring companies.

This year’s topics and presenters include:

  • Beef Cattle Market Outlook (via video) – Glynn Tonsor – K-State agricultural economist;
  • Trace Mineral Supplementation and Implants for Grazing Stocker Cattle – Dale Blasi, K-State beef cattle extension specialist;
  • Complementary Forages for Grazing with Tall Fescue – Jaymelynn Farney, K-State southeast area beef specialist;
  • Update on Anaplasmosis in Southeastern Kansas – Gregg Hanzlicek, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab; and
  • Utilization of Legumes to Improve Efficiency of Beef Production – Lyle Lomas, K-State animal scientist and head of the Southeast Agricultural Research Center.

More information is available by calling 620-421-4826.

Source: KSU Extension