Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference in Ottumwa

44th Annual Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference
Saturday, January 31, 2015
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Bridge View Center
102 Church Street
Ottumwa, Iowa

Admission is FREE and no pre-registration is required. 
Financial support for the 2015 Cow-Calf Conference is provided in part by:
John Deere Ottumwa Works, Iowa Beef Center - Iowa State University Extension, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Al Seim Memorial, Zoetis
Speakers include:
    Dr. Ron Bolze
    Dr. Dan Shike
    Congressman Frank Lucas
    Dr. Patrick Gunn
    David Hall
    Dr. William Edwards
    Steven Bohr
    Darrell Franson
    Phil Core
    Joe Higgins
Why Have The Conference?
The beef industry is at a major crossroads.  Production costs have escalated significantly over the past several years -- challenging beef producers to address higher feed inputs, land costs, and operating expenses in order to remain cost competitive.  The southern Iowa and northern Missouri area has the resources and the opportunity to again take a prominent place in the beef industry.  The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference provides the forum for all segments of cattle production to address these issues, discuss new technology, and provide vision for the future of the cattle industry.  The event is open to all persons interested in beef production without regard to race, color, sex, or national origin. 

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