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Iowa cattlemen schedule 2015 convention Dec, 8-9

By Staff | Oct 18, 2015

DES MOINES – The Iowa Cattle Industry Convention will bring together producers and industry partners for educational sessions, policy discussions, and a trade show Dec. 8-9 at the Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport Conference Center.

Speakers and topics for the two-day event include:

  • Dec. 8: A luncheon featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Nevil Speer of AgriClear will focus on current market conditions, including a look back into 2015, while also providing some perspective on how 2016 is shaping up for the beef industry.

The overview will also highlight some discussion of broader strategies around decision making in an environment of volatile markets.

  • Dec. 9 at 8 a.m on Dec. 9 – Dr. Jayson Lusk, food and agricultural economist and author of The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto about the Politics of Your Plate, will present “Telling the Agriculture Story” – a presentation featuring current and future challenges facing the cattle industry.

The theme of this year’s convention is “Share Your Story.” Each component of convention, whether it’s educational sessions, networking or the trade show, will provide an opportunity for attendees to improve their advocacy skills and tell their beef production story.

Visit www.iacattlemen.org for a full agenda and registration information.

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