Pella Chronicle


January 29, 2014

Beef Feedlot Roundtable sessions set

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Nebraska (UNL) are teaming up to offer a Feedlot Roundtable session at six Iowa locations on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon. ISU extension beef program specialist Russ Euken said the feedlot roundtable sessions are offered annually in Nebraska for feedlot operators and interested agribusiness people.

“As part of a cooperative agreement between Iowa State Extension and UNL Extension that provides sharing of livestock educational resources and programs, and through available technology, the roundtables also will be offered via Internet connection for Iowans in selected locations,” he said. “The speakers and subject matter are sure to draw interest from our state’s beef community.

Dee Griffin from the UNL vet education center in Clay Center will discuss the Food and Drug Administration’s policy on eliminating use of antimicrobials for growth promotion and feed efficiency.

This presentation is prerecorded for the program. Also Dustin Loy with the Vet Diagnostic Lab at UNL will discuss BRD and antimicrobial resistance.

Galen Erickson will also have a presentation on using fiber for cattle or ethanol and there will be an update on ISU beef research provided locally.

More information, including a registration form, is available on the Iowa Beef Center website at

The $10 fee covers proceedings, meeting costs and refreshments, and is payable at the door. However, you’re asked to preregister no later than Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the location you will attend to ensure adequate materials and refreshments.

Iowa Roundtable locations and preregistration contact information for each are:

-Marion County Extension office, 210 N. Iowa Street, Knoxville, Patrick Wall, call 641-842-2014 or email

For more information please contact your local county extension office or ISU Extension beef program specialist at

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