Month: December 2013

Student Spotlight: Brooke Perry

Hometown: Emporia, Kansas Major: Athletic Training Years at BCI: Started Fall of 2013 Favorite Project: “My favorite project so far is creating modules for the Animal Care Training website.” What did you learn from the BCI? “I have learned a

Rural Practitioner: Randall Spare

Randall Spare, DVM, is a rural practitioner at the Ashland Veterinary Center in Ashland, Kan. He graduated from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986 and enjoys working with animals and interacting with clients. Spare grew up near

The BCI Research Program

By Steve Bartle, Ph.D., Research Associate The Beef Cattle Institute Research program works within the BCI motto of: “Healthy People, Healthy Cattle, Healthy Planet” to strengthen the efficiency, profitability, and public profile of the beef cattle industry. We provide scientific

Panel Affirms the Power of Plant Technology

Story by Lisa Henderson Increasing awareness, advancing technology for food security and to stimulate some thinking on world hunger were the goals of the panel discussion on “Meeting World Food Needs: Challenges and Opportunities” at Kansas State University Oct. 16

Warren Weibert, Decatur County Feed Yard

Story by Lisa Henderson Innovation and technology have dramatically changed cattle feeding since Warren Weibert graduated from Kansas State, and he’s implemented many new technologies at Decatur County Feed Yard during his 36 years as general manager. But, he says,

Upson Lecture: Jude Capper, Ph.D.

In grocery stores across America, many favorite national and local brands of foods, particularly meats, might also bear labels that include “grass-fed,” “organic,” and “hormone-free.” With the varied products available, consumers have many food options to accommodate their preference and

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University Audrey Hambright, Communications Coordinator 785-532-4094 or ONLINE TRAINING PROVIDES CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR VETERINARIANS Training modules offer veterinarians flexibility in furthering business expertise. MANHATTAN, Kan. –