Ag News -
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 20:41
Ranch management and cow herd economics will take center stage at Kansas State University's Winter Ranch Management Seminar on Tuesday.
The seminar is planned for six locations across the state and will feature a combination of local speakers and webinar presentations.
Seminar locations include Ashland, Highland, Lebanon, Manhattan, Parsons and Russell.
In Russell, the seminar will be located at the Russell County 4-H Building, 702 Fairway Drive.
At all locations, registration will begin at 4 p.m., and the program will end at 8:30 p.m.
Featured speakers include Trey Patterson of Padlock Ranch, Dayton, Wyo., who will present "Padlock Ranch Company: Building Beef Systems for Long-Term Profitability" and Glynn Tonsor, K-State Research and Extension agricultural economist, who will present "Cattle Business Outlook." Both presentations will be delivered via webinar.
Local speakers at each location will give presentations on winter ration development and hunting lease management.
The cost to attend, which includes dinner, is $25 per person. Registration is due Friday.
If more than one person attends from any farm, family or business, the price for additional attendees is $15 per person.
More information about each location, plus online registration, is available at www.asi.ksu.edu/rms.
Contact Becky Ayres at (785) 532-1281 or
for further information.