beef industry calendar

Summer 2013 Industry Event Calendar

Here's a list of summer beef industry events going on around the country. Do you have one to add to the list? Email Jamie Purfeerst more information.


17-19 – Young Guns Conference, Best Western, Crossroads Inn, Loveland, CO; [2] or [3].

27-28 – Simmental Breeders Sweepstakes, Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center Pavilion, Louisville, KY; 812-208-0956 or [4].


Aug. 1-4 – National Junior Angus Association LEAD Conference, New Orleans, LA; 816-383-5100 or [5].

Aug. 2-4 ­– South Carolina Jr. Beef Round-Up, T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena, Clemson University, Clemson; [6].

Aug. 5-7 – 59th Texas A&M Annual Beef Cattle Short Course, Texas A&M Campus, College Station; 979-845-7694 or [7].

Aug. 6 – Strategic Cowherd Management: Surviving and Rebuilding After Persistent Drought, Frick Auditorium, Kansas State University campus; 785-532-1280 or [8].

Aug. 6-7 – Joint Strategy Forum on Animal Disease Traceability, Renaissance Denver Hotel, Denver, CO; 800-237-7193 or [9].

Aug. 7-10Cattle Industry Summer Conference, Hyatt Regency Denver, Denver, CO; [10].

Aug. 10 – Southern Plains Beef Symposium, Ardmore Convention Center, Ardmore, OK; 580-223-6570 or [11].

Aug. 11-14 –International Conference on Lameness in Ruminants, University of Bristol School of Veterinary Sciences, Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel, Bristol, England; [12]

Aug. 13-14 – Nebraska Grazing Conference, Kearney Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center, Kearney; [13].

Aug. 14 – Cattle Trails Cattle Conference, Great Plains Coliseum, Comanche County Fairgrounds, Lawton, OK; [14].

Aug. 16 – South Dakota Beef Bucks Annual Golf Challenge, Brandon Golf Course, Brandon, SD; 888-640-MEAT or [15].

Aug. 16-17 – Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences Beef Cattle Conference, Auburn University Overton/Goodwin Center, Auburn, AL; [16].

Aug. 20 – Certified Angus Beef® Feeding Quality Forum, Embassy Suites Omaha, Omaha, NE; 800-225-2333, ext. 298, or [17].

Aug. 21 –University of Nebraska Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (GSL) Open House, Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory, Whitman; 308-696-6701 or [email protected] [18].

Aug. 22 – Certified Angus Beef®Feeding Quality Forum, Clarion Inn, Garden City, KS; 800-225-2333, ext. 298, or [17].

Aug. 22 – Charolais On Feed: The Genetics Of Feed Efficiency Field Day, Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, Urbana, IL;  816-464-5977 ext. 103 or [19].


Sept. 10-12 – Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, NE; 309-586-5888or [20].

Sept. 11-12 – Eastern Kansas Grazing School, Franklin Country Fairgrounds, Ottawa, KS; 785-828- 4438 or [21][email protected] [21].

Sept. 11-14 – Red Angus National Convention, Yogo Inn, Lewiston, MT; [22].

Sept. 12-13 – Eng Foundation Research Symposium on Cow Efficiency, Johnny Carson Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus; Lincoln; 210-865-8376 or 575-743-6331.

Sept. 17-18 – 74th Minnesota Nutrition Conference, Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel, Prior Lake; 612-625-6776 or [23].

Sept. 18-21 46th Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Milwaukee, WI; [24].

Sept. 25 – KSU Beef Stocker Field Day, Manhattan, KS; [24].