Beef Feedlot Forum To Feature Steak, Information

Date posted - December 23, 2015

Sioux Center, Iowa — Beef producers — your chance to find out what’s going on in the beef industry and have a great steak at the same time is coming up in Sioux Center in January.

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Iowa State University Extension Beef Specialist Beth Doran says the Feedlot Forum will focus on some pressing issues that are facing the beef industry.

She says they will also talk about the environmental sustainability of the beef industry.

After that, about 12:30, it will be time for your steak. She says the afternoon will kick off talking about the veterinary feed directive.

And of course they’ll talk about beef prices and the price of inputs including corn and soybeans. The name of that presentation is “Feeding Cattle in a Global Market. They’ll also talk about the beef checkoff.

The Feedlot Forum is at the Terrace View Event Center in Sioux Center from 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM on Tuesday, January 19th.

Registration is $25 per person with student registration $10 per person. Registrations are due January 12th to the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Sioux County. For more information, contact Beth Doran at 712-737-4230 or email The program flier is available on the Iowa Beef Center website

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