Month: October 2016

Wearable Technologies to Monitor Bovine Respiratory Disease

New human wearable monitoring technologies are released daily it seems. The advent of wearable technologies is also paving the future for animal health monitoring, especially as researchers look for more objective morbidity measures and as producers seek to adjust cattle

BCI Hosts International Agribusiness Program

By Audrey Hambright The Beef Cattle Institute was host to a special group of guests at the Kansas Department of Agriculture in late August. The Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) Agribusiness program, consisting of a delegation of 22 industry specialists

Rural Practitioner

Drs. Craig & Jessica Iwanski Central Veterinary Services Stockton, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Balancing a flourishing veterinary practice plus an active family takes a lot of teamwork, something Drs. Craig and Jessica Iwanski know a thing or two about. Owners of

Producer Spotlight

Paige Pratt Johnson Farms, LLC Dwight, Kansas By Audrey Hambright For Paige Pratt, the opportunity to work together as a family and share the ranch lifestyle with her kids in the hopes they develop the same love for it as she

Inaugural Summer Scholars Program Inspires Collaboration

By Kristin Loving The first edition of the BCI’s, Summer Scholars program officially wrapped up on Friday, August 12th, with presentations by eight students. Each student received a $3,500 stipend to conduct a research project related to the program’s theme “Antimicrobial

BCI Launches Pregnancy Analytics Mobile App

A new mobile app developed by the BCI allows producers and veterinarians to manage pregnancy diagnosis information on cattle herds. By Audrey Hambright The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University is making it easier for producers and veterinarians to manage