Feedlot Roundtable Offered In Three Nebraska Locations

Feedlot managers, owners, employees and allied industry can learn the latest on feedlot management at the 2009 Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtable. Meetings are set for:

Feedlot managers, owners, employees and allied industry can learn the latest on feedlot management at the 2009 Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtable. Meetings are set for:

  • Feb. 10 at the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk
  • Feb. 11 at the Holiday Inn Express in Lexington or
  • Feb. 12 at the Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport.
Among the topics of discussion are: corn-byproduct research; effects of feeding distillers grains on meat quality; E. coli O157:H7 and distillers grains; fate of steroids released by implants used by the feedlot industry; feedlot cattle health; 2009 feedlot economics; a producer panel on dealing with volatile input costs; what’s new in feed additives and implants; and Nebraska feedlots benchmark data.

Preregistration deadline is Feb. 5 and cost is $25 (which includes lunch); $40 at the door. For more info or to register, contact Judson Vasconcelos at 308-632-1397, or e-mail [email protected] [3].