Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, IL
9:00 am Registration, Welcome and Introductions (Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension)
9:10 IBA Update (Reid Blossom, EVP, Illinois Beef Association)
9:30 Cattle Feeding Facility Design (Sam Odom, Summit Livestock Facilities)
10:30 The Value of Cattle Manure to the Grain Farmer (Dr. Alfredo DiCostanzo, Professor, Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management, University of Minnesota)
11:30 Do and Dont’s of Permitting and Manure Management Plans (Chris West, PE, President, Frank & West Environmental Engineers)
1:00 University of Illinois Research Update / Feeding Glycerin to Cattle (Dr. Tara Felix, Feedlot Nutritionist and Researcher, University of Illinois)
2:00 Least-Cost Feedlot Rations/ Feeding Cattle Indoors vs. Outdoors (Dr. Dan Loy, Director of Iowa Beef Center, Iowa State University)
3:00 Market Opportunities and Outlook for 2014 (Dr. Paul Peterson, Professor of Derivatives Trading, University of Illinois)
4:00 pm Closing Remarks and Adjourn
University of Illinois Extension invites you to the annual Illinois Cattle Feeders Meeting taking place March
5, 2014, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, IL
The seminar will highlight recent policy changes that may be of interest to cattle feeders, manure manage-
ment strategies, the value of manure to the diversified farmer, new cattle feeding research, dealing with chang-
ing feedstuff prices, and market opportunities in 2014. Complimentary lunch will be provided. The program
will start promptly at 9:00 am.
Registration is FREE so invite a friend or neighbor! Seating is limited — call Travis Meteer at (217) 430-7030 or email
to sign-up. Registration deadline is March 1st.
If you have questions or need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please call Travis Meteer (217) 430-7030.
Sponsored by University of Illinois Extension.
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