Ranch Management for Successful Winter and Year-Round Grazing of Beef Cattle to be held August 13-14 in Topeka

Dr. Jim Gerrish, well-known rancher, researcher, grazing educator, and co-founder of the Missouri Grazing School returns to Kansas this August to kick off Amazing Grazing II for Ruminants Great and Small. A workshop entitled "Ranch Management for Successful Winter and Year Round Grazing of Beef Cattle" will be held from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM [...]

Ranch Management for Successful Winter and Year-Round Grazing of Beef Cattle to be held August 13-14 in Topeka2016-11-04T21:46:41-05:00

Kansas Farmers Awarded NCR-SARE 2014 Farmer Rancher Grants

McPHERSON, KS - The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Program recently announced the projects recommended for funding for the Farmer Rancher and Youth Educator competitive grant programs. More than 50 grant projects were selected to receive a total of more than $500,000 through these two NCR-SARE grant programs, which offer competitive [...]

Kansas Farmers Awarded NCR-SARE 2014 Farmer Rancher Grants2016-11-04T21:46:44-05:00

Low Stress Cattle Handling Workshop rescheduled for April 12 in Salina, Low Stress Ranch Tour set for May 3 at Olsburg

The Salina workshop and Olsburg Ranch tour complete the grand finale of the Amazing Grazing Series of Educational Events. The rescheduled workshop will be offered April 12, 2014 at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 1616 W. Crawford St. in Salina, KS. On May 3, two Olsburg ranches will highlight working facilities that utilize low [...]

Low Stress Cattle Handling Workshop rescheduled for April 12 in Salina, Low Stress Ranch Tour set for May 3 at Olsburg2016-11-04T21:46:44-05:00

2014 Annual Winter Grazing Conference – “Grazing and Soil Health”

SALINA, KS – This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Kansas Graziers Association (KGA) along with the 2014 Annual Winter Grazing Conference. “Grazing and Soil Health” is the focus of this year’s winter conference, including a component on “The Value of Cover Crops.” This workshop, part of the Amazing Grazing Series of Educational Events, [...]

2014 Annual Winter Grazing Conference – “Grazing and Soil Health”2016-11-04T21:46:46-05:00

Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshop to focus on how Grazing Management Improves Productivity, Profitability and Personal Satisfaction

More than ever, you need to be in control of your operation. Cows are lousy business managers. Don’t leave the critical management decisions up to cows. They don’t care whether you make a dime or not. Your job is to create a ranch environment where the cow can be the best cow she can be. [...]

Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshop to focus on how Grazing Management Improves Productivity, Profitability and Personal Satisfaction2016-11-04T21:46:46-05:00

Fall Forage Tour: Carry More Cattle by Acquiring More Land OR Making the Land You Have More Productive?

McPherson, KS- Cattlemen and producers are invited to the Fall Forage Tour, Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, 2013. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. on both days at the Dale Strickler Farm, one mile south of Courtland on the west side of the highway. Two audiences will benefit from participation in the [...]

Fall Forage Tour: Carry More Cattle by Acquiring More Land OR Making the Land You Have More Productive?2016-11-04T21:46:46-05:00

Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshops to Focus on Improved Productivity, Profitability and Personal Satisfaction

McPherson, KS- Internationally known expert on forage livestock systems, Jim Gerrish of American GrazingLands Services LLC, is returning to Kansas for two 2-day workshops on grazing management as it applies to the livestock business from October 28-31, 2013. Gerrish has 20 years of systems research and outreach experience as a faculty member at the University [...]

Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshops to Focus on Improved Productivity, Profitability and Personal Satisfaction2016-11-04T21:46:46-05:00

Hays Tour to Focus on Short Grass Prairie Grazing Research for Cattle Producers

McPherson, KS- Kansas ranch managers and livestock producers are invited to the Short Grass Prairie Grazing Basics and Research Tour, September 17, 2013 at the K-State Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center, 1232 240th Ave. Hays, KS 67601. Keith Harmoney, KSRE Range Research Scientist, and John Jaeger, KSRE Beef Cattle Scientist, will be hosting the tour, [...]

Hays Tour to Focus on Short Grass Prairie Grazing Research for Cattle Producers2016-11-04T21:46:47-05:00

Livestock Water and Fencing Workshop Set for September 10

McPherson, KS – Mark Green, NRCS Specialist, from Missouri will return to Kansas to offer his popular workshop on electric fencing and livestock watering options September 10, 2013 in Abilene, KS. The workshop will be held at the Abilene Civic Center, 201 NW 2nd Street. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and program lasts until 4:00 [...]

Livestock Water and Fencing Workshop Set for September 102016-11-04T21:46:47-05:00

Amazing Grazing project kicked off July 1

Project Directors' Meeting Mercedes Taylor-Puckett and Mary Howell travelled to Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 8-10, 2013 to attend the North Central Risk Management Education Center Meeting for the project leaders of the 2013 grants. NCRMEC is funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This meeting was to train the project directors regarding the various [...]

Amazing Grazing project kicked off July 12016-11-04T21:46:47-05:00