Sept. 30 – Kansas State University Stocker Conference, Manhattan, KS; contact Lois Schreiner at 785-532-1267 or lschrein@ksu.edu.

Oct. 14-16 – San Antonio International Farm and Ranch Show, San Antonio Livestock Exposition Grounds, San Antonio, TX; 210-226-1177 or www.farmandranchexpo.com.

Oct. 28-29 – King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management’s Holt Cat Symposium, “Managing Risk In A Risky Business,” Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Kingsville; 361-593-5401 or krirm.tamuk.edu.

Nov. 17-18 – McCook Farm and Ranch Expo, Red Willow County Fairgrounds, McCook, NE: 866-685-0989 or www.mccookfarmandranchexpo.net.

Nov. 17-19 – Colorado Cattlemen’s Association Mid-Winter Conference, Colorado Springs; 303-431-6422 or www.coloradocattle.org.

Dec. 8-10 – Nebraska Cattlemen annual convention, Holiday Inn, Kearney; 402-475-2333 or www.nebraskacattlemen.org