Conference Schedule

2018 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference – Saturday, January 27th, 2018

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

9:10-10:00am – General Session 1:
Aaron Berger, UNL Extension, Panhandle Research and Extension Center – “Cow Depreciation”

10:05-10:55am – General Session 2:
Dr. Mahdi Saachi, American Simmental/IGS – “Genetic/Genomic Evaluations, IGS and BOLT”

11:00-11:50am – General Session 3:
Jamey Kohake, Commodity Broker – “How high can we go? Start hedging, let it run? And all the outside factors that affect your operation”

12:00-1:10pm – Lunch – Beef Cook-off Contest sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society

1:15pm-2:05pm – Enjoy the Trade Show

Afternoon Sessions

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 1:
Stuart Norman, Furst-McNess Company – “Silage Inoculants & Storage” (JDOW Room)

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 2:
Brian Price, On Sight 24/7 Video Surveillance – “Camera Systems for Calving Barns/Farms”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 3:
Producer Speaker – Dave Lubben, White Oak Farms, Inc. – “Management Intensive Grazing”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 4:
Patrick Wall, ISU Extension Beef Field Specialist
– Round 1: “Iowa Cowmaker Elite (ICE) Bred Heifer Development Program: A Chance To Enroll Your 2017 Females”
– Round 2: “BQA Certification”