Conference Schedule

2019 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference – Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Tentative Schedule

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

9:10-10:00am – General Session 1:
Dr. Bob Weaber, Kansas State University –  “Genetic Selection for Feed Efficiency: The Right Way”

10:05-10:55am – General Session 2:
Burke Teichert – “Farm and Ranch Financial Management”

11:00-11:50am – General Session 3:
Ron McDaniel, Merck Animal Health – “Entertainment: Cowboy Poetry”

12:00-1:10pm – Lunch with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig

1:00pm-3:00pm – General Session 3: 
Dr. Tom Noffsinger – Low-Stress Animal Handling Techniques

Afternoon Sessions

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 1:
Dr. Katy Lippolis, Iowa State Univ. Cow-Calf Specialist – Meeting Cattle Requirements with Forage Resources (JDOW Room)

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 2:
Producer Speaker, Nathan Manternach – Cover Crops and Annual Forages in a Grazing System

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 3:
Jeff Matthias, NRCS State Grassland Specialist – Water Systems and EQIP Opportunities for Cattle Producers

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 4: 
Mike Downey, Next Generation Ag Advocates – Farm Transitioning