Feb 24-25 – Mid-South Stocker Conference, Cadiz, KY, www.midsouthstockerconference.org, or Roy Burris (270-365-7541); Jim Neel (865-974-7294); John Bartee (931-648-5725).

March 4-9 – Holistic Management International Texas 2009 Spring Conference, Hilton Garden Inn, Abilene, TX; 325-348-3014 or jeanie@hmitexas.org.

March 16-18 – W.B. “Dub” Yarborough Lectureship on Oil and Gas, King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management, Kingsville, TX; 361-593-5401 or krirm.tamuk.edu.

March 17-20 – 2009 International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium, Lexington, KY; www.alltech.com/symposium.

March 31-April 2 – National Institute for Animal Agriculture annual meeting, Galt House Hotel & Suites, Louisville, KY; www.animalagriculture.org.

May 12-13 – 8th Annual Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Meeting, Hotel Monaco, Alexandria, VA; 703-562-5160 or www.animalagalliance.org.

May 18-21 – Richard Mifflin Kleberg, Jr. Family Lectureship on GIS Technology, King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management, Kingsville, TX; 361-593-5401 or or krirm.tamuk.edu.

May 27-29 – International Conference on the Use of Antimicrobials in Cattle Production, Kansas State University, Manhattan; 785-532-4844 or www.beefcattleinstitute.org.