Feedlot managers, owners, employees and allied industry can learn the latest on feedlot management at the 2009 Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtable. Meetings are set for:

  • Feb. 10 at the Lifelong Learning Center in Norfolk
  • Feb. 11 at the Holiday Inn Express in Lexington or
  • Feb. 12 at the Prairie Winds Community Center in Bridgeport.
Among the topics of discussion are: corn-byproduct research; effects of feeding distillers grains on meat quality; E. coli O157:H7 and distillers grains; fate of steroids released by implants used by the feedlot industry; feedlot cattle health; 2009 feedlot economics; a producer panel on dealing with volatile input costs; what’s new in feed additives and implants; and Nebraska feedlots benchmark data.

Preregistration deadline is Feb. 5 and cost is $25 (which includes lunch); $40 at the door. For more info or to register, contact Judson Vasconcelos at 308-632-1397, or e-mail jvasconcelos2@unl.edu.