Month: April 2016

Student Spotlight

Maxwell Beal Hometown: Bakersfield, California What is your degree program and anticipated graduation date?  Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, May 2018 Leadership activities: Treasurer, Student Chapter of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners; Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) Outreach Chair,

In Research

Applying Reflective Pigment to the Dorsal Surface of Cattle to Reduce Heating by Sunlight By Elsie J. McCoy and Steve J. Bartle Heat stress in feedlot cattle has serious animal welfare and economic implications. Documented feedlot cattle losses have exceeded

Rural Practitioner

Dr. Carl Meyer Oskaloosa Animal Clinic Oskaloosa, Kansas By Audrey Hambright As a rural practitioner, Dr. Carl Meyer said sharing similar interests with those he serves is one of the best parts of his job. Meyer grew up on a farm and

Producer Spotlight

Jon Ferguson Ferguson Bros., Inc. Manhattan, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Each person who works in the agriculture industry is just as dynamic as the sectors that make it whole. Jon Ferguson of Ferguson Bros. Inc., is a combination MIT graduate

Final Agenda and Speakers Announced for Beef Sustainability Knowledge Summit

By Sara Harper, K•Coe Isom What is sustainable beef?  How can the industry best respond to needs from business customers and consumers to get more information about how beef cattle are raised and cared for while also taking proactive steps

BCI to Host International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare

The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University is set to host the 5th International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare (ISBCW) in Manhattan, Kansas at the K-State Alumni Center on June 8-10, 2016. Held in one of the world’s leading

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