The 22nd annual Four-State Beef Conference kicks off Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. in the Tecumseh, NE, Community Center. The same program is offered at 4 p.m. in Holton, KS, and the following day (Jan. 12) in Savannah, MO, at 10 a.m., and Lewis, IA, at 4 p.m.

Topics include: interpreting EPDs, marker-assisted selection, minimizing calf losses, and summer feed alternatives for the herd. For more info or to register, visit