Farm Talk

July 29, 2014

Rural and agricultural events


Parsons, Kansas — •July 31 - Aug. 2–Mo. Young Farmers/Young Farm Wives Summer Tour. Located at Dexter, Mo.

•Aug. 5–K-State Animal Health Industry Insights Seminar. Located at the K-State Olathe, Kan., campus. Starts at 12 noon.

•Aug. 5–”Ranching...the Rules Have Changed” Seminar. Located at E-Plex, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, Mo. Call Randi Calzavara, 877-702-0115 ext. 7164 to register by July 29. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

•Aug. 5-7–The Mid-/Shortgrass Range School. Located at Camp Lakeside, Lake Scott, Scott City, Kan. For more info., Tim Christian, 620-241-3636, email:

•Aug. 5-9–Tontitown Grape Festival. Located at Tontitown, Ark.

•Aug. 6–NRCS Plant Materials Center Field Day. Located southwest of Manhattan, Kan., at 3800 South 20th St. Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12 noon.

•Aug. 7–Bermuda Grass Field Day. Located at Larry Smith Farm, Coffeyville, Kan.

•Aug. 8–MU Soil Health Advanced Workshop. Located at the Theibaud Auditorium, Lamar, Mo. Time: 9 a.m.

•Aug. 8-10–Arkansas Cattlemen’s Assn. Convention & Trade Show. Located at Fort Smith Convention Center.

•Aug. 9–Kansas Simmental Assn. Summer Tour & Annual Meeting. Begins at Brooks Simmental, Manhattan, Kan. Travels to Moser Ranch, Wheaton, Kan.

•Aug. 11–K-State Beef Conference. Located at Tony’s Function Junction, Erie, Kan. Time: 5-9 p.m.

•Aug. 12–K-State Beef Conference. Located at El Dorado Livestock Auction, El Dorado, Kan. Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

•Aug. 12–K-State Beef Conference. Located 4-H Center, Fairgrounds, Pratt, Kan. Time: 5-9 p.m.

•Aug. 13–K-State Beef Conference. Located at Meridan Center, Newton, Kan. Time: 5-9 p.m.

•Aug. 15-16–Farm Transition Workshop. Located at OSU Campus, Stillwater, Okla. Kareta Casey 405-744-9836, register by Aug. 1

•Aug. 16–Kansas Red Angus Field Day. Located at Diamond H Ranch, Victoria, Kan.

•Aug. 16 & 17–Kansas Hereford Tour. Located at Southeast Kansas.

•Aug. 19-21–Tallgrass Range School. Located at Camp Wood YMCA, Elmdale, Kan. For more info., Tim Christian, 620-241-3636, email:

•Aug. 20–Exporting Seminar - “The Best Ways to Get Started in Exporting”. Located at Olathe, Kan. J.J. Jones 785-215-5114. Registration fee $50. Sign up by Aug. 13.

•Aug. 21–SEK Weed Management Meeting. Located at the fairgrounds, Yates Center, Kan.

•Aug. 21–MU Soil Health Advanced Workshop. Located at the Civic Center, West Plains, Mo. Time: 9 a.m.

•Aug. 21 & 22–2014 Risk & Profit Conference Ag Policy: Here, There, Everywhere! 18 break-out sessions & trade show. For more info., 785-532-1504. Located at Manhattan, Kan.

•Aug. 22 - 24–Flint Hills Beef Fest. Located at the Lyon County Fairground, Emporia, Kan.

•Sept. 10-11–Eastern Kansas Grazing School. Located at St. Columbkille Church, Blaine, Kan.

•Sept. 10-13–Red Angus National Convention. Located at Savannah, Ga.

•Sept. 11–MU Southwest Center Ag Education Day, Mt. Vernon, Mo.

•Sept. 12–MU Southwest Center Field Day.

•Sept. 19-22–Kansas Junior Livestock Show. Located at Kansas Pavilions, Wichita, Kan.

•Sept. 24–Farm Talk’s Annual Ozark Fall Farmfest Issue.

•Sept. 25–2014 KSU Beef Stocker Field Day. Located at the KSU Beef Stocker Unit, Manhattan, Kan. For more info., Time: 9:30 a.m.

•Sept. 27 & 28–36th Annual Fall Festival & Swap Meet. Located at the Meriden Antique Engine & Threshers Assoc., 8275 K-4 Hwy., Meriden, Kan. For more info. contact Jess, 785-633-9706 or visit:

•Oct. 3, 4 & 5–Ozark Fall Farmfest. Located at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Springfield, Mo.

•Oct. 8 & 9–Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle. Located at Student Union, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla.

•Oct. 31 - Nov. 2–American Hereford Assn. Annual Meeting. Located: KCā€ˆMarriott Downtown, Kansas City, Mo.

•Nov. 5–Farm Talk’s Annual Beef Industry Issue.

•Dec. 10–Farm Talk’s Annual Farm Machinery Issue.

•Jan. 22-24, 2015–Heart of America Dairy Expo. Located at the Ramada Oasis Hotel & Convention Center, Springfield, Mo.