Month: April 2014

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New Animal Handling Training Modules Available Through BCI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Monday, April 28, 2014 For more information, contact: Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University Audrey Hambright, Communications Coordinator 785-532-4094 or New Animal Handling Training Modules Available Through BCI Tom Noffsinger, DVM, and K-State’s Beef


Roxann Steinlage Hometown: Corning, KS Major: Animal Science & Industry with Production/Management option Years at BCI: 2 Favorite Project: Helping with the athletes barbecue in the fall. What have you learned from the BCI? It takes teamwork and communication to

Research: Effect of Shade on Finishing Cattle in a Commercial Feedlot

For the research feature this month, we have included an abstract from Phi Zeta Day held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. This presentation was made by BCI graduate student, Jacob Hagenmaier. The purpose of the K-State Phi Zeta Research Day

Rural Practictioner: Scott Morey

Scott Morey, DVM, is a rural practitioner at Tallgrass Veterinary Hospital in Concordia, Kan. He received his undergraduate degree in Animal Science and Industry at University of Connecticut and then moved to Kansas where he graduated from the College of

Producer Spotlight – Tracy Brunner, Cow Camp Ranch

April 2014 Having a leadership role in the beef industry comes naturally to Tracy Brunner of Cow Camp Ranch near Ramona, Kan. However, to become a leader he has also embraced the importance of a team and what that means

K-State CVM Students Awarded Prestigious Scholarship

Two students from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University have been selected and awarded $1,000 in scholarships each as a part of the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) awards. Aaron Schaffer of Fairbury, Ill., and Tera Barnhardt

Borck named Stockman of the Year

“There is a reason the rear-view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big,” says Lee Borck, 2014 Kansas Stockman of the Year and President of Innovative Livestock Services, Manhattan, Kan. A career built on that motto has

101st KSU Cattlemen’s Day Maintains Traditions

Tradition and history have always been a part of what Kansas State University prides itself on and this year was no different in that aspect for those who organized the 2014 KSU Cattlemen’s Day. Last year Cattlemen’s Day celebrated its’