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KLA members set to tackle tough issues at convention
The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) has been preparing for its 101st convention and 42nd trade show which will be held at the Cen-tury II and Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kan., Dec. 4-6.
Area cowboys earn ranch rodeo awards
Area cowboys had a good run at the recent annual World Championship Ranch Rodeo in Amarillo, Texas.
Sheep, goat conference slated Nov. 16, Ava, Mo.
The “South Central Sheep and Goat Conference” is planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16 at Ava Victory Academy, 1005 NW 12th Street in Ava, Mo. Lunch will be served and afternoon sessions will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, Highway 5, Ava.
Mo. cattleman awarded sponsorship
There is no better place to host a cattle convention than in Cowtown. The 53rd Annual Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) Convention will be held later this month in Fort Worth, Texas at the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards from October 31 through November 2.
Milan Wiley Memorial Calf Classic results
The Labette County Agricultural Education Department hosted the 28th Annual Milan Wiley Memorial Calf Classic from September 24 through October 15.
Beef quality training planned throughout Mo.
The Missouri Cattlemen's Association (MCA), on behalf of the Missouri Beef Industry Council, is offering 15 on-site training seminars for Missouri cattlemen through the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program.
Construction starts on research lab
A nearly year-long project to renovate and expand the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s Soil Testing and Research Laboratory got under way recently with ground being broken for the new facility. The facility’s receiving and laboratory buildings will be replaced with new and larger ones and the existing office wing will be improved.
Governor proclaims October Farm to School Month
Governor Brownback recently proclaimed the month of October as Kansas Farm to School Month and the week of October 14-18 as Farm to School Week.
Register now for the 2013 Master Cattleman Summit
Cattle producers interested in improving the profitability and sustainability of their ranches are encouraged to register now for the 2013 Master Cattleman Summit at Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus next month.
Phone call chemical scam in Missouri
Missourians planning to purchase chemicals, such as herbicides and insecticides, should be aware of a new scam. The Department of Agriculture has received several reports from farmers, gardeners and homeowners across the state of an over-the-phone chemical sales scam.
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