K-State Research and Extension News
February 23, 2012
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Beef Cattle Institute Provides Education, Research, and Outreach Opportunities

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Established on August 1, 2007, the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University creates a collaborative environment for students, faculty and beef industry professionals through education, research and outreach opportunities.

The Beef Cattle Institute manages Animal Care Training, an online program that features streaming multimedia modules in English and Spanish in various areas of animal care for employees internationally. Sponsors of the Beef Cattle Institute include: Bayer Animal Health, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., Elanco, Merial, Novartis and Pfizer Animal Health.


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Abby Jones
K-State Research & Extension News

Abby Jones is at 785-532-4844 or abby5@ksu.edu