Fall Focus 2019

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Manhattan, KS, August 24

Register for Fall Focus at www.fallfocus.org

Planning is underway for the 2019 Fall Focus in Manhattan, KS.  The main meetings and conference headquarters are set at the Hilton Garden Inn and the attached Manhattan Conference Center.  A block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn is reserved for August 22 - August 27, 2019. The special room rate will be available until July 23 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. 

Book your reservations at the Hilton Garden Inn.

 

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 23

Local Simmental seedstock operation tours - Several breeders live within 60 miles of Manhattan, KS including River Creek Farms, Irvine Ranch, Hofmann Simmentals, Cow Camp Ranch, Sunflower Genetics, and Rock Creek Ranch.  These breeders welcome visitors for tours and conversation.

 

Herdbook Tutorial session - During the afternoon, ASA will host a tutorial to learn efficient tips and procedures to get the most out of the Herdbook.org.

 

Cattle display and dinner at the Stanley Stout Center in the evening.  Dinner will have a nominal fee to support the Kansas Simmental Junior Association.     

 

Saturday, August 24  

Day-long Educational Symposium at the Manhattan Conference Center

Evening Dinner and Social hosted by the Kansas Simmental Association at the Flint Hills Discovery Center (https://www.flinthillsdiscovery.org/)

 

Sunday, August 25  

Board Meeting begins with open committee meetings

 

Monday, August 26  

Board Meeting continues with staff and committee reports

 

Tuesday, August 27  

Board voting

 

Overflow hotel rooms are secured at the following hotels:

Candlewood suites - Group code: ASA

Make reservations by calling directly 785-320-7995, dial their booking center 1-888-233-0369, or use the following link:

https://www.ihg.com/candlewood/hotels/us/en/manhattan/mhkcw/hoteldetail

 

Holiday Inn Express and Suites - Group code: ASA

Make reservations by calling directly 785-320-7454, dial their booking center 1-800-439-4745, or use the following link:

https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/manhattan/mhkma/hoteldetail



Watch for more details in enews, the Register, and fallfocus.org.

 

 

 

 

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