April 27 – Texas AgriLife Extension Hay Production & Purchasing Seminar, Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Overton; 903-834-6191 or amsensing@ag.tamu.edu.

April 27-29 – Joe Wolter Ranch Roping/Horsemanship Clinic, co-sponsored by the Kansas Ranch Ropers Association, Benton, KS; 316-778-1630, 316-619-1613 or tadoubletd5@hotmail.com.


May 29-June 1 – University of Wyoming Extension Management-Intensive Grazing School, First State Bank Conference Center, Wheatland; 307-322-3667 or plattecountyextension.com.

May 30-31 – Grassfed Beef Conference, Texas A&M University campus, College Station; 830-278-9151 or http://agriliferegister.tamu.edu (keyword: Grassfed).


June 5-7 – 3rd International Beef Cattle Welfare Symposium, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada; www.beefwelfare2012.ca.

June 17-20 – American Angus Association ® Beef Leaders Institute, St. Joseph, MO; 816-383-5100 or www.angus.org.

June 26-28 – 2 nd annual North American Invasive Plant Ecology and Management Short Course, University of Nebraska-Lincoln West Central Research & Extension Center, North Platte, NE; 308-696-6712 or http://ipscourse.unl.edu.


Oct. 17-18 – American Meat Institute Handling Conference, Kansas City, MO; meatami.com.