Author: Arthi Subramanian

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

Student Spotlight

Elliott J. Dennis Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee What is your degree program and anticipated graduation date? PhD in Agricultural Economics, May 2019 Leadership activities: Treasurer of Graduate Student Council; Committee Member Graduate Student Case Study Competition Student Position: Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Ted Schroeder

In Research

Economic Impacts of Food and Drug Administration Veterinary Feed Directive Rules on Beef Cattle Sector By Emilie Herbst The cattle industry has faced a great deal of public scrutiny, especially when it comes to antibiotics. Due to this the FDA has

Rural Practitioner

Dr. Trent Fox Veterinary research and consulting businesses Hays, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Dr. Trent Fox has found success in his young career in veterinary medicine with help from mentors and a steadfast belief in his goals. A native of St.

Producer Spotlight

Matt Perrier Dalebanks Angus Eureka, Kansas By Audrey Hambright Matt Perrier of Dalebanks Angus, is truly in the business of giving both the customer – and the consumer – what they want. A 1996 graduate of Kansas State University, Perrier quickly

Storytelling with Big Data

By Audrey Hambright Producers and veterinarians are continually looking for a more efficient way to manage records for their cow herds and health programs. Technology in its constant evolution has provided new ways to manage and collect data, but how can