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2018 Info

2017 Feeding Quality Forum

The Great Plains' premier feeding seminar

Aug. 29, 2017 - La Vista, Nebraska
Aug. 31, 2017 - Garden City, Kansas

The 12th annual Feeding Quality Forum offered new insight on a variety of topics, from a detailed market outlook to consumer perceptions of the beef industry. Feedyard managers also shared their ideas on employee management. Producing quality beef and feed sample testing was also discussed. Presentations from these keynote speakers are available, along with a summary of the event.

Speaker Bio Sheet LaVista
Speaker Bio Sheet Garden City

Dan Basse

More than Enough Feed; Funds Spur Cattle Market Volatility
Dan Basse, President, AgResource Company

Doug Stanton

Value-Added Programs: Feeding for Market Opportunities
Doug Stanton, Vice President, Sales and Customer Development, IMI Global 

Ed Greiman

Why Do We Need Price Discovery in Value Based Markets
Ed Greiman, Superior Livestock Auction

Justin Sexten

Genetic Value Differences in Feeder Cattle: Illustration and Opportunities
Justin Sexten, Ph.D., Director, Supply Development, Certified Angus Beef LLC

Richard Zinn

Energy intake and feedlot cattle performance
Richard Zinn, Ph.D., Professor, UC Davis Department of Animal Science