The 20th edition of the Wheatland Stocker Conference is Aug. 18 at the Cherokee Strip Conference Center in Enid, OK. The pre-registration deadline is Aug. 15. Call 580-237-7677 for more info.

Among the meeting's highlights are discussions on the 2007 farm bill; beef industry changes affecting stocker producers; developing your stocker health program for fall 2006; a look at the cattle cycle, price outlook and sale weight; and protecting the U.S. food supply.

The Wheatland Stocker Conference includes a large trade show and complementary lunch. To register for lunch, contact your county Oklahoma State University Extension office or 580-237-7677.
-- Joe Roybal