Jerry Jost (JJOST@ksuvm.ksu.edu)
Tue, 24 Oct 95 11:35 CDT
Heartland Roundup, Saturday, December 2, 1995
"Bringing people together around good food, fertile soil, clean
water, and revitalized rural communities"
The Heartland Roundup is hosted by the Heartland Network, a
project organized by the Kansas Rural Center. For more
information, call KRC at 913-873-3431.
Kansas State Union, KSU Campus, Manhattan, Kansas
Cost: The Heartland Roundup is free and you can register at the
Lunch: Tickets for the Kansas grown lunch costs $8..
Childcare: Provided for children ages 2 - 10.
10:30 Concurrent Elective Workshops
An Introduction to Management Intensive Grazing: Paddock Design,
Ken King, Seasonal dairy farmer, Hutchinson
Willy Kilmer, Fencing consultant and supplier, Merriam
Farming for Healthy Soils
Rhonda Janke, KSU Agronomy, Manhattan
Why not a Kansas Breakfast Cereal?
Maggie Riggs, Sweetwater Sprouts, Inman
Deborah Hix, Kansas Value Added Center, Manhattan
The Heartland Network: Lessons Learned and a Growing Vision
Jerry Jost, Kansas Rural Center, Lawrence
12:00 Lunch with Kansas farmer grown food
1:00 "Making Sound Decisions for Farm and Family "
Keynote address by Tom Frantzen, Farmer, New Hampton, Iowa
2:30 Concurrent Elective Workshops
Grass Management Under Management Intensive Grazing
Jerry Russell, Rancher, Beaumont
Jim Gerrish, Grazier and Researcher, University of Missouri
- Forage Systems Research Center, Linneus, Missouri
Discussion with Tom Frantzen
Label and Inspection Regulations on Direct Marketed Meat Products
Joseph Beuerlein, DVM, Program Director for Meat and Poultry
Inspection, Kansas Department of Agriculture, Topeka
Annie Wilson, Tallgrass Prairie Producers, Elmdale
3:45 Concurrrent Elective Workshops
Winter Rationing of Stockpiled Grasses Under Management
Alice Dobbs, Grazier, Trenton, Missouri
Jim Gerrish, Grazier and Researcher, Linneus, Missouri
Romancing Children in Agriculture: Creating Quality Family Life
on the Farm
Shelly and Calvin Carlson, Ranchers, Lindsborg
Tom Frantzen, Farmer, New Hampton, Iowa
Charlie Griffin, Rural Mental Health Programs, Kansas
Cooperative Extension Service, Manhattan
Range-fed Chickens: Scratching Out Another Market Niche
Russ Groves, Farmer, McPherson
5:00 Wrap Up Discussion: What did we learn today and where do we
go from here?
Facilitated by Jerry Jost, Kansas Rural Center,
5:30 End of the Heartland Roundup
Mike Rundle, Storyteller, Lawrence
Ann Zimmerman, Singer, Manhattan
Cosmo the Clown, Robinson