Conference Schedule

2020 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference – Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Tentative Schedule

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

9:10-10:00am – General Session 1:           Taylor Grussing, Vytelle (SPONSOR)

“Fast Forwarding Genetics: The latest in IVF Technology”

10:05-10:55am – General Session 2:        Amanda Radke, BEEF Magazine

“Ag Advocacy – The Open Letter to Ellen Degeneres”

11:00-11:50am – General Session 3:        Tom Mastrobouni, Tyson Foods

“Exploring Plant-based Protein Sources”

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch with Iowa House District Elected Official

1:00pm-2:00pm – General Session 4 –     Tom Mastrobouni, Tyson Foods

Consumer Trends in the Protein Business

Afternoon Sessions

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 1:   Amanda Radke, BEEF Magazine

“Dynamics of Multi-Generational Family Agricultural Businesses”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 2:   Producer Speaker, Toby Jordan

“A 365-day Approach to Managing Toxic Tall Fescue”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 3:   Producer Speaker, Cody Nelson – Soil Rx

“Building Soil Health with Cows”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 4:   Robin Pruisner, IDALS

“Understanding the Regulatory Outlook. From the Remaining Steps to Legal Cultivation to Food Processing, CBD, Alcohol and Beyond”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 5: Producer Speaker, Aaron Steele – Goats on the Go

“Meat Goats for Pasture, Profit, and Personal Growth”