Make Plans to Attend the 2024 Three-State Beef Conference

Make Plans to Attend the 2024 Three-State Beef Conference

2024 Three-State Beef Conference

The annual Three-State Beef Conference gives beef producers and others a chance to spend an evening learning from top researchers and industry leaders. This year topics include corn residue grazing, heifer development and managing cows for longevity and profitability.

The conference features three presenters who travel to three states over three days, Jan. 16-18, discussing their research findings and practical ways to apply them.

The Nebraska session is at the Otoe County Fairgrounds in Syracuse, Nebraska on Thursday, Jan. 18 with registration beginning at 5:30 p.m. (CST) and the presentation at 6 p.m. Contact the Saunders County Extension Office at (402)-624-8007 to register.

This year’s theme is “Reevaluating Today’s Management Practices for Future Success.” Topics and speakers for the conference are:

  • “Corn Residue Grazing: Current Recommendations and Adjustments Based on New Data,” by Dr. Mary Drewnoski, beef systems specialist, University of Nebraska—Lincoln
  • “Developing Heifers for the Future,” by Dr. Kiernan Brandt, professional services technician, Trans Ova Genetics
  • “Managing Young Cows for Longevity and Profitability,” Dr. Thiago Martins, assistant professor in beef reproduction extension and research, University of Missouri.

The Missouri session is at the Northwest Technical School, Maryville, Missouri on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Contact the Atchison County Extension Office at (660)-744-6231 to register.

The Iowa session is Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield, Iowa. Contact the Adair County Extension office at (641)-743-8412 to register.

Please pre-register by Friday, Jan. 12 by calling the appropriate contact. The cost is $30, payable at the conference, which includes dinner and a copy of the proceedings. Please communicate any special needs accommodations required when you register.