Hey beef producers, if you want a convenient educational program, the Driftless Region Beef Conference is going virtual for 2021! There will be some great speakers hitting on hot topics for the beef industry, with a focus for those in the Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, and Wisconsin areas.
Speakers include Dr. Frank Mitloehner, UC-Davis, speaking on Green House Gas, Sustainability and Beef Cattle Production; and Dr. Kevin Bernhardt, UW Madison Division of Extension, who will discuss Building Farm Resiliency for Surviving Volatile Times; and Shawn Darcy, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, addressing What Consumers Say They Need and Want; and Dr. Paul Plummer, Iowa State University, discussing Antibiotic Resistance in the Beef Industry; and Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle, Iowa State University shares information on a Secure Beef Supply; and Dr. Brenda Boetel, UW Madison Division of Extension, with a 2021 Market Outlook.
This program is brought by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, University of Illinois Extension, and University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension. For more information or to receive a brochure, contact Denise Schwab, Beef Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach, at 319-472-4739.