Join Us for Feedlot Forum 2013

Accu-Steel is a proud sponsor of Feedlot Forum 2013

“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 for more information or to access the full agenda.

Keynote speaker Andrew Gottschalk, owner of 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.”

Contact Beth Doran for more information at 712.737.4230 or [email protected], or click here for the event flyer.

What: Feedlot Forum 2013

When: January 22, 2013; 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Terrace View Event Center

Full Agenda:

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 LLC and Sr. VP RJ O’Brien and Associates


3:15 p.m.             Open Discussion on Formula Pricing