NORTHGLENN, COLO. — Niman Ranch will hold its annual Beef Summit June 20-22 in Manhattan, Kan.

“We have a great line of speakers who will be exploring topics about meat quality, genetics, handling and more,” according to Niman Ranch. “We’ll also be touring a local ranch and, of course, eating great food. Attendees will be Niman distributors, chefs, retailers, ranchers and other partners.”

Speakers include:

  • AJ Tarpoff, animal science professor, Kansas State University
  • Esther McCabe, director of performance programs, American Angus Associaton
  • Glynn Tonsor, agricultural economics professor, Kansas State
  • Abby Heidari, director of nutrition, Kansas Beef Council
  • Lane Egger, meat scientist, Kansas State
  • Travis O’Quinn, fresh meat quality and palatability professor, Kansas State