As beef producers plan and prepare for calving season, there are many items that need to be taken into consideration in regards to herd health.

Join K-State Research and Extension, KSU Watersheds, Cottonwood Extension District and Midway Extension District on Dec. 13 for a meeting for beef producers.

KSRE specialists will be on hand to discuss subjects such as herd health and winter feeding sites, current industry topics, protecting water supplies and cost share opportunities for operations including fencing, windbreaks and alternative water supplies.

There are two opportunities to be able to attend this meeting. The first one will be at the KSU Agricultural Experiment Station at 1232 240th Ave. in Hays. It will start at 7:30 a.m., with breakfast provided. The second meeting will be at 11:30 a.m. at Made From Scratch restaurant at 527 27th St. in Wilson. A buffet lunch will be provided.

RVSP’s are required to either meeting, but they are at no cost to producers. You can RSVP at the Cottonwood District offices at (620) 793-1910 or (785) 628-9430 for the Hays meeting. To register for the meeting in Wilson, contact the Midway district at either (785) 472-4442 or (785) 483-3157.