BIF Registration Opens; Student Scholarships Available

Registration for the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Research Symposium and Annual Meeting 2009 is now open...

Registration for the Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Research Symposium and Annual Meeting 2009 is now open at www.calcattlemen.org/bif2009.html [2]. The April 30-May 3 conference is set for the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento, CA. Themed “California Beef Rush ’09,” the tentative schedule can be viewed at www.calcattlemen.org/bif2009/schedule.html [3].

A special BIF hotel rate of $139/night is only available through April 3. Make hotel reservations online at www.calcattlemen.org/bif2009/sheratongrandhotel.html [4]..

The annual Frank Baker Beef Improvement Essay Contest offers two, $1,000 scholarships for students to attend the 2009 BIF meeting. Four, $250 student travel fellowships also are available. Go to www.calcattlemen.org/bif2009/studentinformation.html [5] for more details.