Thursday, December 29, 2016

Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show in January and February

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (12/22/2016)The University of Minnesota Beef Team is proud to host the annual Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show at 10 locations across the state in January and February. This event has been held for over 40 years and continues to be the leading information, technology, and research outlet for cow/calf producers in the state of Minnesota.

The 2017 event will feature information on managing scours in calves, results of a U of M study on the impact of different hay rake designs, grazing management, and results of a U of M study on the impact of hay feeder design on hay waste. Updates from the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association will also highlight the event. The corresponding tradeshow will feature vendors with new information, technology, and products with a wide-array of practical uses for the operators in the cow-calf sector.

The program is directed at cow/calf producers, allied industry representatives, and is open to the public. A meal will be served with the program and a registration fee of $10 per person (register and pay at the door) will include the meal, proceedings book, and program materials.

Location and start times are listed below; each session is approximately three hours. More information can be found at the Cow/Calf Days Seminar Tour and Trade Show website: or contact Eric Mousel at 218.398.1916,

Southern Tour
JAN 23 – Mora, MN, 5:30 PM, Kanabec County Jail, 18 N Vine Street
JAN 24 – Starbuck, MN, 9:30 AM, Jim Wulf Bull Development Center, 30819 250th Street
JAN 25 – Pipestone, MN, 9:30 AM, MN West Community & Technical College, 1314 N Hiawatha Avenue
JAN 26 – Oronoco, MN, 5:30 PM, Tony Rossman Farm, 7000 70thStreet NW
JAN 27 – Le Center, MN, 9:30 AM, Le Sueur County Fairgrounds, 320 S Plut Avenue

Northern Tour
FEB 7 – Staples, MN, 9:30 AM, Central Lakes College, 1830 Airport Road
FEB 7 – Bagley, MN, 5:30 PM, American Legion, 288 Main Avenue N
FEB 8 – Lancaster, MN, 5:30 PM, Community Center
FEB 9 – Roseau, MN, 5:30 PM, Gene’s Bar & Grill, 1095 3rdStreet NW
FEB 10 – Iron Junction, MN, 5:30 PM, Clinton Community Center, 8907 MN-37