June 8-10 – Council for Agricultural Science and Technology’s "Sustaining Animal Agriculture: Balancing Bioethical, Economic, and Social Issues" symposium, South Agriculture Building, Washington, D.C.; 515-292-2125 or events.constantcontact.com/.

June 14-16 – Colorado Cattlemen’s Association annual convention and trade show, Pueblo; 303-431-6422 or www.coloradocattle.org.

June 24 – Colorado Livestock Association, “Journey to the Summit” Convention, Marriott-Vail, Vail; 970-378-0500 or www.coloradolivestock.org.

June 24 – Tobacco, Beef & More Field Day, University of Tennessee Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, Springfield, TN; 615-382-3130 or highlandrim.tennessee.edu.

June 28-July 1 – Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Annual Meeting, Holiday Inn Select Conference Center, Columbia, MO; 866-682-6663 or www.BIF2010.com.

July 24 – Cattle Trails Stocker Conference, Wichita Falls, TX, 552-9941, ext. 217 or agrisk.tamu.edu.

August 2-4 – Texas A&M University Beef Cattle Short Course, College Station, TX, 979-845-6931 or at beef.tamu.edu.

August 12-13 – Deep South Stocker Conference, Moultrie, GA; AL, GA, MS beef extension; 706-542-6627.

September 30 – Kansas State University Stocker Conference, Manhattan, KS; 785-532-1267.