TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Beef Council (KBC) and Kansas State University will hold two advanced beef cattle care and health training sessions in November. The location for the November 8 training will be Eureka Livestock Sales. The November 16 session will be hosted by the Washington Vet Clinic at the Washington Sales Pavilion.
K-State extension veterinarian A. J. Tarpoff will lead the training at each location. The curriculum will include Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) recommendations on animal husbandry, downed animal care and low-stress handling. Those attending will earn BQA certification.
Each workshop is free and will start at 6:00 p.m. with a complimentary dinner. To attend the Eureka training, please register by November 1 by contacting Greenwood County extension agent Lindsay Shorter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (620) 583-7455. Register by November 9 for the Washington session by calling the Washington Vet Clinic at (785) 325-2391.
— Kansas Livestock Association