MANHATTAN — Kansas State University will host the 101st annual Cattlemen’s Day on March 7 in Manhattan.
The day starts at 8 a.m. in Weber Arena with a commercial trade show and educational exhibits, and the program beginning at 10 a.m.
In the keynote address, “The Future of Beef Export Demand,” Paul Clayton, senior vice president of export services for the U.S. Meat Export Federation, will discuss the changing landscape of beef exportation, including barriers to foreign trade, maintaining current markets, the creation of new marketing channels, and the importance of beef exports for the future of the U.S. beef cattle industry.
“The Cattle Industry Outlook,” presented by K-State agricultural economists Glynn Tonsor and Ted Schroeder, will focus on the cattle and beef market outlook and the economic implications of production and animal health technologies. Tonsor and Schroeder will address evolving regulations and the expectations of customers and consumers, as well as economic issues related to the reintroduction of zilpaterol, as well as impending antibiotic restrictions.
Registration is $20. More information and registration information can be found at www.ksubeef.org.