FHSU agriculture students to present ag-related seminars

10/15/12 ema

HAYS, Kan. -- As part of the senior-level class requirements, Fort Hays State University agriculture students will present seminars in Albertson Hall, room 235, through Oct. 31.

The student seminars will cover a variety of topics including farming, wind and water erosion, drought and heat stress in cattle, and others.

The presentations will be given to agriculture students as well as anyone else interested in attending.

Oct. 17, 3:30 p.m.: Jeffery Jarvis, Phillipsburg senior, will present "No-Till Farming vs. Conventional." The 4:30 seminar will be "Heat Stress in Beef Cattle," by Eric Woodside, Prairie View senior.

Oct. 24, 3:30 p.m.: Kevin Elpers, Strasburg, Colo., senior, will present "Wind and Water Erosion Management." Drew Joy, Smith Center senior, will present "Drought Tolerant Corn" at 4:30 p.m.

Oct. 31, 3:30 p.m.: Lance Reed, Garnett, senior, will present "Lost Performance Due to Weaning Stress in Beef Calves." Rochelle McGhee, Westphalia senior, will present "Proper Handling and Injection Management in Beef Cattle" at 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Dr. Brittany Howell, associate professor of agriculture, at 785-628-4015 or bjhowell@fhsu.edu.

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