Beef cattle scientist John Jaeger spoke to the crowd about the effect feeding wet distillers grain to replacement heifers has on reproduction.
More than 65 people gathered recently at the Kansas State University (KSU) Agricultural Research Center south of Hays for the 98th annual Beef Cattle Research Roundup.
Participants in the free event heard discussions about the center's current projects, enjoyed a barbecue beef lunch and engaged researchers in question-and-answer sessions.
Much of the center's research this year involved wet distillers grain. Distillers grain, a by-product of ethanol production, is gaining popularity as a feed supplement among cattle producers.
According to Justin Waggoner, KSU Extension beef systems extension specialist, he receives more questions about feeding wet distillers grains than almost anything else.
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