Wednesday – McCurry Bros. Angus, Sedgwick, Kan.

Thursday – Sankeys 6N Ranch, Council Grove, Kan.

Thursday – Fink Beef Genetics, Randolph, Kan.

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Conference & Tour Schedule

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Tuesday, October 2

3 p.m.

Registration and exhibits open

6-8 p.m.

Welcome reception

7 p.m.

Registration closes

Wednesday, October 3
6 a.m.

Breakfast buffet

7 a.m.

Registration opens

8 a.m.

National Angus Conference: Beef Improvement, Angus-style


  • National Angus Conference Welcome, Jarold Callahan, president and chairman of the Board, American Angus Association
  • Setting the Stage, Matt Caldwell, regional manager, American Angus Association
  • Feed Efficiency and Understanding its Impact on Production Systems, Bob Weaber, Kansas State University, and Daryl Strohbehn, Iowa State University
  • Break
  • Reproductive Performance: When You Need to Know More, Sally Northcutt, director of genetic research, and Brian Brigham, director of genetic systems, Angus Genetics Inc.
  • Lunch
  • Genomics: Old, Now and New, Tonya Amen, director of genetic services, Angus Genetics Inc.; Megan Rolf, Oklahoma State University, and Mark McCully, Certified Angus Beef LLC
  • Global Footprint of Food Production and the Impact of Genetic Improvement, Jude Capper, Washington State University
  • Wrap up, Bryce Schumann, CEO, American Angus Association
3:45 p.m.

Buses depart hotel & begin National Angus Tour


National Angus Tour Kick-off, McCurry Bros. Angus, Sedgwick, Kan.

Thursday, October 4 — Flint Hills tour
6 a.m.

Breakfast buffet

7 a.m.

Depart hotel

  • Sankeys 6 N Ranch, Council Grove
  • Fink Beef Genetics, Randolph — Lunch
  • Lyons Ranch, Alta Vista
  • Historic Cottonwood Falls — Dinner
Friday, October 5 — Western Tour
6 a.m.

Breakfast buffet

7 a.m.

Depart hotel

  • Pratt Feeders, Pratt
  • Gardiner Angus Ranch, Ashland — Lunch
  • Giles Ranch, Bucklin
  • Stucky Ranch, Kingman — Dinner

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