“There are a variety of new beef issues —animal welfare audits, new feed processing methods, global trade, and formula pricing — facing feedlot producers in 2013,” Beth Doran, beef program specialist with Iowa State University said. “We also will see new developments in environmental inspections and age and source verification programs.” Click Here to view the agenda and information about the program.
Keynote speaker Andrew Gottschalk, owner of HedgersEdge.com LLC and senior vice president of RJ O’Brien and Associates will discuss market outlook and global demand for U.S. beef in his presentation, “Beyond Our Borders.”
What: Feedlot Forum 2013
When: January 22, 2013; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Terrace View Event Center
8:30 a.m. – Registration, Refreshments, View Trade Show
9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Introductions
Lowell Vos – District 1 Director, Iowa Cattlemen’s Association
9:45 a.m. – EPA Region 7 AFO/CAFO Inspection Program
Stephen Pollard – Region 7 AFO/CAFO Compliance and Enforcement Coordinator
11:00 a.m. – Ready, Set, Record!
Doug Bear – Director of Industry Relations, Iowa Beef Industry Council
Kellie Carolan – Seedstock Manager, Iowa Cattleman’s Association
11:45 a.m. – Iowa Cattleman’s Association Update
Matt Deppe – Chief Executive Officer, Iowa Cattleman’s Association
12:00 p.m. – View Trade Show and Visit with Sponsors about New Cattle Products and Services
12:30 p.m. – Lunch (steak dinner)
1:30 p.m. – Alkali Treatment of Corn Stover to Improve Digestability
Dan Loy – ISU Extension and Outreach Beef Specialist; Director of the Iowa Beef Center
2:15 p.m. – Beyond Our Borders
Andrew Gottschalk – Owner HedgersEdge.com LLC and Sr. VP RJ O’Brien and Associates
3:15 p.m. – Open Discussion on Formula Pricing