FHSU seniors conduct seminars over a range of agricultural topics

Seminars by seniors in the Department of Agriculture at Fort Hays State University will cover a range of agricultural topics on Mondays and Wednesdays in October and November.

The seminars are free and open to the public in Albertson Hall, room 235. Presenters are listed with their hometowns.

Wednesday, Oct. 15
3:30 p.m. "Flying Farmers: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on the Farm" by Andrew Amerin, Plains.
4:30 p.m. "Animals' Gift to Human Medicine" by Kate Huschka, Garden City.

Monday, Oct. 20
3:30 p.m. "Guidelines and Regulations of Cattle Feeding Operations" by Kendall Hostler, Grand Island, Neb.
4:30 p.m. "Neosporosis: From Your Dog to Your Livestock Herd" by Jessica Bruington, Independence, Mo.

Wednesday, Oct. 22
3:30 p.m. "Pheasants and Quail in Kansas" by Michael Herbert, Dodge City.
4:30 p.m. "Center Pivot Irrigation" by Abbey Rudd, Bucklin.

Monday, Oct. 27
3:30 p.m. "Sexed Semen in the Cattle Industry" by Cammie Schmidtberger, Victoria.

Wednesday, Oct. 29
3:30 p.m. "Animals Assisting in Human Recovery" by Amber Elrod, Hays.
4:30 p.m. "Analgesics for Dog and How They Work" by Katherine Kimerer, Beloit.

Monday, Nov. 3
3:30 p.m. "Sire Selection for Cow -- Calf Producers using Expected Progeny Differences" by Jay Kindler, Alma, Neb.
4:30 p.m. "Tractor and Sprayer Auto Guidance and Automatic Section Control" by Tyler Hafliger, WaKeeney.

Monday, Nov. 10
3:30 p.m. "Which Breeding System is Right for Your Livestock Operation?" by Lexi Kiniston, Ridgeway, Colo.
4:30 p.m. "The Use of Carcass and Reproduction Ultrasound in Meat Goats" by Rachel Olson, St. Edward, Neb.

Wednesday, Nov. 12
3:30 p.m. "To Till or Not to Till?" by Brent Stoss, Olmitz.
4:30 p.m. "How Flies Affect Livestock" by Emma Skinner, Belle Plaine.

Monday, Nov. 17
3:30 "The Nuts and Bolts of Hiring and Managing Your Employees" by Jacob Snyder, Clay Center.
4:30 p.m. "Chicken Lights and Chrome -- The Truth about Livestock Transportation" by Geoffrey Whisman, Palco.

Jennifer McGonegal, Castle Rock, Colo., presented "What You Need to Know about GMOs -- Genetically Modified Organisms," and Jared Cahoj, McDonald, presented "The Operations of Deer Farming" on Oct. 6.

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