The 2009 Tri-State Cow-Calf Symposium is Jan. 3 at Wray High School’s Kitzmiller Auditorium in Wray, CO.
Among speakers and topics of the 8 a.m.-4 p.m. meeting are:

  • The most recent Beef Cow Audit and how ranchers can improve marketing cull cows, Dean Pringle, University of Georgia.
  • Cattle behavior, Gerald Fry, Rose Bud, AR.
  • Pregnancy losses in beef cows, Roger Ellis, Colorado State University.
  • Economics of reproduction, Sandy Johnson, Kansas State University.
  • Fitting genetics to your environment, Matt Spangler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL);
  • Grazing management, Doug Anderson, UNL Extension.
Registration is $30 for individuals, $45/couples and $15 for youth, and includes lunch, refreshments and a proceedings. Register through Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska Extension offices, or by contacting the Yuma County Extension office at 970-332-4151 or Michael Fisher at