Dairy Beef Short Course to Be Held March 21 at Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

Important updates for dairy beef producers

January 30, 2024, 12:31 pm | Fred M. Hall

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course is scheduled for Thursday, March 21, as part of the finale for the Central Plains Dairy Expo. It will be held in the auditorium of the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls. 

The focus of this year’s program is economics, marketing opportunities and genetics.

Dairy beef cattle.“We are excited for the new location,” said Fred Hall, dairy specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “The larger venue allows for comfortable seating with tables and chairs and an enjoyable learning experience.”

Presenters and topics will include:

  • Dairy Beef Industry Outlook – Darrell Peel, Oklahoma State University.
  • Beef on Dairy Economics: Results of a Video Auction Analysis – Ken Odde, Kansas State University.
  • Genetic Considerations for a More Valuable Calf – Bob Weaber, Kansas State University.
  • How Do Dairy-based Cattle Fit into Value-based Markets? – Lauren Kimble, Select Sires.

There also will be a morning and afternoon Q&A session moderated by Warren Rusche from South Dakota State University.

The registration fee is $70 per adult plus $15 if a printed copy of the proceedings is desired. College students can register for a discounted rate of $20. A lunch will be provided. 

To register, visit https://go.iastate.edu/24DBSC or mail the registration fee with your contact information and any dietary restrictions to Fred Hall at 400 Central Ave., NW, Suite 700, Orange City, IA 51041. The preregistration deadline is March 8.

If attendees also plan to attend the Central Plains Dairy Expo, they should register for that in advance at https://www.centralplainsdairy.com/registration/.

Questions can be directed to Fred Hall at 712-737-4230 or fredhall@iastate.edu

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