It's not too soon to get signed up for the Kansas State University 2010 Beef Conference coming up on Aug. 12.
The theme this year will be Value Optimization. Speakers on the program will talk about challenges facing the cow/calf industry, what kinds of changes are occurring, what buyers are looking for, how backgrounding systems work, pasture leasing, storing wet distillers grains and more.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the program starting at 9 a.m. in the Frick Auditorium of Mosier Hall in the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine Complex in Manhattan.
Early registration of $60 per person for $100 for two people from same family, ranch or organization, is due by July 30. The fee pays for conference materials, a noon meal and refreshments.
For those who can't attend in person, there will be live video feeds at Pratt Community College, Butler Community College and the Wakeeney Public Library.
More information and online registration is available at:
www.asi.ksu.edu/beefconference or by calling Charlotte Bruna at 785-532-1280.