Northern States Beef Cattle Conference coming Jan. 5-6

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS, S.D. – The 2015 Northern States Beef Conference will be held on January 5 and 6 at the Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton, Minn. This conference is a joint effort between SDSU Extension, the University of Minnesota Beef Team and North Dakota State University.

“The Northern States Beef Conference will feature well-known speakers who will provide updates on production topics, in both cow/calf and feedlot, addressing changes in the beef industry along with potential management options and technologies,” said Warren Rusche, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist.

The conference is open to producers and industry-affiliated people and includes a day and half educational program, opportunities to visit with speakers and a trade show with displays from the beef industry.

Hotel reservations at Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in Morton, MN can be made at 1-800-WIN-CASH or at Rooms are only $45/night plus tax if reserved by December 18, 2014.

More information about the conference program can be found at

You can register for the meeting at or call (218) 327-4490 ext 2001 (online registration preferred). Register before December 18, 2014 to receive discounted rates.

For additional information, contact Julie Walker, SDSU Extension Beef Specialist and Associate Professor, 605.688.5458,; Rusche, 605.882.5140 or Eric Mousel, University of Minnesota Cow/Calf Specialist, 605.690.4974 or Allen Bridges, University of Minnesota Reproductive Specialist, 218.259.5399,