Cow/Calf Informational Session Sponsored by Accu-Steel

Join us Jan. 8 for Calving Under Roof Informational Session – Free Event

Accu-Steel is a proud sponsor of an upcoming informational session, “Calving Under Roof,” which will take place Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the Speedway in Newton, Iowa. Cow-calf operators are invited to attend the free session, where industry experts will provide information regarding health considerations, personal experiences, and rules and regulations that apply to calving under roof. Featured speakers include Bill Iams, a Pennsylvania cattleman who has been successfully calving under roof for five years; Dr. Grant Dewell of Iowa State University, who will address health considerations; Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Field Specialist Kent Mowrer, who will share pertinent rules and regulations; and a panel of farmers who will discuss raising cows and calves under roof. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., with the program set to begin at 12:15 p.m. The day will conclude with a tour of an Accu-Steel cattle barn, beginning at 3:15 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Register now

What:                   Calving Under Roof Informational Meeting

When:                  Jan. 8, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:                Iowa Speedway
Rusty Wallace Drive
Newton, IA 50208

Directions:          From I-80, take exit 168. Go south on Iowa Speedway Dr. Turn right on Rusty Wallace Dr.

Full Agenda:

11:30 a.m.           Lunch served

12:15 p.m.           Welcome and Introductions

12:30 p.m.          Why Calve Under Roof? — Bill Iams, Pennsylvania cow-calf farmer

1:15 p.m.             Health Considerations When Calving Under Roof — Dr. Grant Dewell, Iowa State University

2:00 p.m.            Rules and Regulations Impacting Calving in Confinement — Kent Mowrer, Coalition to Support                                       Iowa’s Farmers

2:20 p.m.             Farmer panel — Considerations for raising cows and calves under roof

3:00 p.m.             Wrap-up

3:15 p.m.             Adjourn and tour two Accu-Steel buildings