Conference Schedule

2022 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference
Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

2022 CCCC Speakers and Schedule

9:00-9:10am – Welcome & Opening Comments (Theater)

9:10-10:00am – General Session 1:        Dr. Bob Hough, beef cattle historian (retired)

                                                            “The History of the US Beef Industry”

10:05-10:55am – General Session 2:      Bryce Schumann, Shu-Lar Herefords

“Genetic Selection for Feed Efficiency: A Progress Report”

11:00-12:00am – General Session 3:      Rob Sharkey, Shark Farmer TV / Podcast

                                                            Ag Advocacy, Generational Transfer

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch with Iowa Dignitaries

1:00pm-3:00pm – General Session 4 –    Panel Discussion: The Beef Supply Chain

Ross Havens, Nichols Farms (Seedstock Supplier)

Bryce Schumann, Schu-Lar Herefords (Seedstock Supplier)

Tim Parks, DVM, Merck Animal Health

Tony Latcham, Risk Management

Doug Claussen, High Choice Feeders

Afternoon Sessions

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 1: Denise Schwab, ISU Extension & Outreach

“Using Annual Forages to Fill the Grazing Gap”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 2: Producer Speaker, Jason Wells – Wells Organic Dairy

“Using Forages to Transition to Organic Production”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 3: Garland Dahlke, Iowa Beef Center

                                                                        “Swath Grazing: A Winter Feeding Strategy”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 4: Iowa Cattlemen’s Association

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