Upcoming trainings hosted by the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University (KSU) will focus on beef cattle performance and health. Producers and veterinarians can learn about advanced Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training, the new National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) welfare assessment tools, animal husbandry best management practices and downed animal care and humane euthanasia training.

The meetings are scheduled for June 8 in Scott City, June 14 in Colby, June 30 in Erie, July 6 in Holton, July 7 in Beloit, and July 12 in Pratt. The meetings are underwritten by the Kansas Beef Council and are free of charge to attendees.

"Working together, veterinarians and producers can improve consumers confidence in beef products," says Dan Thomson, DVM, Jones professor of production medicine and epidemiology and BCI director at KSU.

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