Here's a list of winter 2014 beef industry events going on around the country. Do you have one to add to the list? Email Jamie Purfeerst with event information.
23-24 – 17th Annual Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference, Ramada Inn-Salina, Salina; www.kartaonline.org.
25 – Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, North Pointe Conference Center, Lewis Center; ohiocattle.org/AnnualMeeting.
28-30 – International Production & Processing Expo, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA; www.ippexpo.org.
30-31 – Driftless Region Beef Conference, Grand River Conference Center, Dubuque, IA; 515-294-6429 or www.aep.iastate.edu/beef.
Jan. 27 to Feb. 1 – 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko Convention Center, Elko, NV; 888-880-5885 or www.westernfolklife.org.
4-7 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show, Nashville, TN; www.beefusa.org.
8-13 Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Caribe Royale Hotel, Orlando, FL; www.rangelands.org/events.
11 River Valley Beef Cattle Conference, Conway County Fairgrounds, Morrilton, AR; www.uaex.edu.
11-13 World Ag Expo, Tulare, CA; www.worldagexpo.com.
13-14 Women Managing the Farm Conference, Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS; 785-532-2560 or womenmanagingthefarm.info.
15-23 Nebraska Cattlemen’s Classic, Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Kearney; cattlemens.org.
20 Kentucky Alfalfa Conference, WKU Expo Center, Bowling Green; www.uky.edu/Ag/Forage.
20-21 Southwest Nutrition and Management Conference, Tempe Mission Palms Hotel & Conference Center, Tempe, AZ; cals.arizona.edu/ans/swnmc.
20-21 USDA 2014 Agriculture Outlook Forum: The Changing Face of Agriculture, Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA; www.usda.gov/oce/forum.
20-23 Illinois Beef Expo, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield; www.illinoisbeefexpo.com.
26-28 Global Food Safety Conference, Hilton Anaheim, Anaheim, CA; tcgffoodsafety.com.
7 Kansas State University Cattlemen’s Day, Manhattan; www.asi.k-state.edu/species/beef/cattlemens-day.
10-12 W.B. “Dub” Yarborough Lectureship on Oil and Gas, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville; 361-593-5401 or krirm.tamuk.edu.
19-22 North American Meat Association Meat Industry Management Conference and Annual Meeting, Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, CA; 510-763-1533 or meatassociation.com.