April 21-22 – Montana State University Extension and Montana Feed Association’s Livestock Forum and Nutrition Conference, GranTree Inn, Bozeman; 406-994-3414 or anitag@montana.edu.

April 23-24 – Biological Monitoring Class, VFW Hall, Giddings, TX; 325-348-3014 or www.hmitexas.org.

April 25 – Holistic Management International-Texas Field Day, Clifton & Kathy Marek’s ranch near Giddings, TX; 325-348-3014 or www.hmitexas.org.

April 30-May 3 – 2009 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Research Symposium & Meeting, Sacramento, CA; www.beefimprovement.org/convention.html.

May 10-13 – Animal Transportation Conference, “Promoting Best Practices in Responsible Animal Transport,” Sydney, Australia; www.aata-animaltransport.org.

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

May 17-20 – Alltech’s International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium, Lexington, KY; www.alltech.com/symposium.

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

May 22-23 – Seeds for Success: Cattle Grazing Conference, Eastern Oklahoma State College, Wilburton; 918-448-7300 or www.eosc.edu/academic/agdiv.html

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