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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



Accu-Steel customer Pratt Feeders, a 38,000-head feedyard in southern Kansas, was recently featured in Angus Journal for earning the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) 2012 Feedlot Partner of the Year recognition in the over 15,000-head category. Manager of Pratt Feeders, Jerry Bohn, attributes the feedyard’s growing success to the operation’s dedication to inbound genetics and intensive individual animal management.


When extreme heat brought a dip in feed consumption and an uptick in death loss among the herd in 2012, Bohn took action. To help mitigate the heat, he placed Accu-Steel Cattle Covers in several pens and gathered data on cost-effectiveness and the benefit to cattle.



McLean Open House – 1,600 Head Bed Pack Cattle Facility

The McLean family along with Central Confinement Service, Ltd. welcomes all cattlemen and beef industry Crossover Buildingassociates to the open house for the M Farm Inc Bed Pack Cattle Confinement Facility. This facility features the state-of-the-art Accu Steel Crossover fabric building. This turn-key cattle facility is designed to fit the specific needs of your beef operation. Come find out how economics, cattle comfort, and environmental concerns make this facility the popular choice when building a new feedlot facility.


Thursday, November 15, 2012
10:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.


Lunch by McLean Beef will be served from 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.


2410 Highway 81 Benedict, NE 68316
Highway 81 4.5 Miles South of Stromsburg, NE or 2.5 Miles North of Benedict, NE



Jabbawockeez Theatre in Las Vegas


Accu-Steel fabric-covered buildings are mostly known for their presence in the Midwest for a variety of applications including cattle and agriculture operations, and for storage applications involving grain, commodities, salt, sand, equipment and more. Though these buildings are most frequently used within applications such as these, Accu-Steel is proud to announce a new structure erected for a truly unique and exciting purpose.


Built in late May next to the Monté Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nv., stands an 800-seat Accu-Steel Crossover building. World-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez will begin performing its celebrated MÜS.I.C show under the fabric-covered pavilion starting the first week in July through September. Fans and Las Vegas tourists attending the shows will have the unique experience of an outside venue, offering abundant natural light and cooler temperatures with zero obstructions to the stage.


Dance Crew Theatre in Las VegasAccu-Steel completed construction of the pavilion in approximately one week. With world-class support and customer service, Accu-Steel will ensure the structure maintains its high-quality characteristics throughout its summer use. This new pavilion in Las Vegas is another example of the versatility and unique application solutions fabric-covered buildings provide.


Jabbawockeez is a seven-member, male, hip-hop dance crew best known for winning the first season of America’s Best Dance Crew.


Commodity Building RepairThrough a combination of high-quality materials and a dedicated focus to details, Accu-Steel is establishing a reputation of constructing the best fabric-covered buildings supported by exceptional customer service. As an example of the company’s success with its customer base, several people are now employing Accu-Steel to perform repairs on competitors’ buildings.


Recently, Chris McCormick, a business owner southeast of Des Moines, Ia., purchased two buildings from an Accu-Steel competitor. The installation of these buildings, unfortunately, came with quite a bit of difficulty and disappointment. After discovering his relationship with the manufacturer and the company’s building standards didn’t meet his expectations — and construction was never fully completed — McCormick reached out to a friend to find a reputable company to finish and repair his new buildings.



Open House at the Dvorak Family Farm

Join us for a fun and friendly open house on the Dvorak family farm, featuring a state-of-the-art Accu-Steel Cattle Building that houses 700 head of cattle. Accu-Steel representatives will be available to answer your questions in a laid back, informal environment. So come check out the facility for yourself, and find out how Accu-Steel can maximize your profits and productivity!


Open House: July 12, 3 – 9 p.m.
Dinner catered by McClean Beef: 5 – 7 p.m.


Dvorak Family Farm   •   363 5th Road   •   Dodge, NE  68633


Proudly sponsored by the Dvorak family, Central Confinement Service, Prinz Grain & Feed, Roll-O-Matic Curtains, Johnson Concrete Waterers, Scribner Bank, Scribner Insurance Agency, Gerhold Concrete Company, and Accu-Steel Fabric Covered Buildings.


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