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Driftless Region Beef Conference to be Held Jan. 24-25, Dubuque, Iowa
January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 29 @ 5:00 pm$85
The conference will begin at 1 p.m. Jan. 24 with a program concentrating on keys to profitability. An evening discussion on marketing opportunities feature a producer panel. The keynote speaker will be Burke Teichert, cattle reproduction specialist, retired manager for Deseret Land and Cattle, and columnist for BEEF Magazine. Friday morning will feature an overview of the recently released ISU cow systems manual, and six breakout sessions for feedlot operations and cow-calf producers followed by a market outlook.
Key speakers include Alfredo DiCostanzo, University of Minnesota; Stephanie Hansen, Dan Loy, Teresa Wiemerslage, Iowa State University; Dan Schaefer, Brenda Boetel, Amanda Cauffman, University of Wisconsin; Jim Lowe, Dan Shike, Travis Meteer, University of Illinois, and Mary Drewnoski, University of Nebraska Lincoln.