Farm Show Schedule


3:00 pm Expo Hall Opens – Plus $100 Menards Gift Card give-away every 30 minutes

3:00-5:00 – Tory Topping – Dog Trainer – HAYLOFT in Expo Hall – Sponsored by H&S Feed and Country Store

5:00- 7:00 Iowa Corn Reception – Open to ALL!   Including Live Music from The Marshall County Hangmen, and Exhibitions by ‘Shake Your SASS’ dance team

7:00 pm Expo Hall Closes



8:00 am – Farm Show Expo Opens!

9:00 am – Coffee Time with Duracrop Seed – Kelly Bryant –  HAYLOFT in Expo Hall

9:00-9:10am – Welcome & Opening Comments (Theater)

9:10-10:00am – General Session 1:  Aaron Berger, UNL Extension, Panhandle Research and Extension Center – “Cow Depreciation”

10:00 am – 12:00pm Kirk Steirwalt – Clipping and Fitting Clinic – HAYLOFT in Expo Hall

10:05-10:55am – General Session 2:  Dr. Mahdi Saachi, American Simmental/IGS –“Genetic/Genomic Evaluations, IGS and BOLT”

11:00-11:50am – General Session 3:  Jamey Kohake, Commodity  Broker – “How high can we go? Start hedging, let it run? And all the outside factors that affect your operation”

12:00-1:10pm – Lunch – Free Beef Lunch to the first 650 in the door Saturday!

12:00-1:00 FARM SUCCESSION PLANNING – Hayloft – Stacy Detar, Principle Financial (repeats at 2:00)

1:15pm-2:05pm – General Session 4 –  Meet Iowa’s NEW Secretary of Agriculture

Afternoon Sessions:

1:00-2:00pm – How the NEW TAX REFORM Bill affects you and your operation – TD&T  – HAYLOFT in Expo

2:00-3:00 – FARM SUCCESSION PLANNING – Hayloft- Stacy Detar, Principle Financial.

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 1:  Stuart Norman, Micron Bio-Systems/Furst-McNess Company – “Silage Inoculants & Storage” (JDOW Room)

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 2:  Brian Price, On Sight 24/7 Video Surveillance – “Camera Systems for Calving Barns/Farms”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 3:  Producer Speaker – Dave Lubben, White Oak Farms, Inc. – “Management Intensive Grazing”

2:15-3:05/3:10-4:00pm – Break-out Session 4:  Patrick Wall, ISU Extension Beef Field Specialist –

Round 1: “Iowa Cowmaker Elite (ICE) Bred Heifer Development Program: A Chance To Enroll Your 2017 Females”

Round 2: “BQA Certification”



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