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Future of Midwest cattle-feeding seminar scheduled

Published January 26, 2012
Feeder cattle producers are encouraged to optimize their opportunities and attend workshops focused on the future of Midwest cattle feeding. The meeting will be held March 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Ill.

Speakers from the University of Illinois, Iowa State University, the University of Nebraska, the Illinois Beef Association (IBA), Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), and Monsanto will highlight new cattle-feeding strategies, feedstuff choices and availability, and corn stover use and preparation as a feed.

Travis Meteer, U of I Extension beef specialist, said these seminars will provide information to help producers develop strategies for a profitable operation in the future.

There is not a registration fee, but pre-registration is encouraged.

The seminar is sponsored by ADM, Monsanto, IBA and U of I Extension.