K-State Research and Extension News
October 22, 2013
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Kansas Junior Beef Producer Day Planned for Dec. 7 at K-State


MANHATTAN, Kan. – Dec. 7 is the date for the Kansas Junior Beef Producer Day to be held at K-State’s Weber Arena in Manhattan.

The day will bring together youth, parents, beef project leaders and others to increase their knowledge about beef production and management.

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m., with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. Featured speakers and K-State faculty and staff will cover such topics as:

  • Selecting Your Youth Beef Project;
  • Facilities and General Care;
  • Breeds and Beef Identification;
  • Meat and Carcass Evaluation;
  • Nutrition;
  • Showmanship Clinic; and
  • Tattooing/Fitting Demonstration/Reproduction Demonstration

All participants will receive a T-shirt and a complimentary lunch.

The cost to register is $15 per person if postmarked by Nov. 15; $20 if postmarked after that date. Participants who register after Nov. 15 cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt. More information, online registration, and printable registration forms are available at Kansas Junior Beef Producer Day. For questions, contact K-State youth livestock coordinator, Kristine Clowers at clowers@ksu.edu (preferred method) or 785-532-1264.

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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: Kristine Clowers
clowers@ksu.edu
K-State Research & Extension News

Kristine Clowers - clowers@ksu.edu