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 13 – Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association Summer Beef Tour & Trade Show, Morris; www.mnsca.org.

July 24 – Cattle Trails Stocker Conference, MPEC Center, Wichita Falls, TX; 940-552-9941 or agrisk.tamu.edu/.

July 28 – Agricultural Production to Food Consumption: Meeting the Challenges for Sustainable Success, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN; www.faegre.com/foodagbiofuelsconference

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

Aug. 12-13 – Deep South Stocker Conference, Moultrie, GA; AL, GA, MS beef extension.

Aug. 17-18 – Tri-State Stocker Conference, Abingdon, VA, 865-974-9492 or Emmit Rawls, elrawls@utk.edu.

Sept. 30 – Kansas State University Stocker Conference, Manhattan, KS; lschrein@ksu.edu.