3-State Beef Conference

3-State Beef Conference

January 12, 13, and 14, 2016


The 3-State Beef Conference is designed to provide beef cattle producers and agricultural professionals in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska a regular update on current cow-calf and stocker topics. The conference is a forum of specialists from the nation's leading beef cattle land grant universities.


5:30 Registration


6:00 p.m. The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD): What You Need to Know as a Producer or Feed Supplier
  Craig Payne, DVM, University of Missouri

6:45 Dinner

7:30 p.m. Cover Crops: Establishment, Forage Yield, Forage Quality, Calf Performance
  Dr. Mary Drewnowski, University of Nebraska

8:15 pm Converting Row Crop Ground to Pasture: the Process, the Cost, and What is the Best Land Use of Your Farm?
  Joe Sellers, Iowa State University


January 12
Southwest Community College
900 Allied and Health Science Building
1501 West Townline Street
Creston, Iowa

January 13
Hundley Whaley Learning Discovery Center
1109 South Birch Street
Albany, Missouri

January 14
Gage County Extension Office
1115 West Scott Street
Beatrice, Nebraska