Beef, Banking & Reality @ Mitchell

Categorized: Livestock, Beef, Profit Tips

: Feb 17th

SDSU Extension will host a cow/calf winter workshop in January at two locations across the state to assist cow/calf producers survive the short-term economic situation without negatively impacting the long-term production and longevity of their operations. This workshop will focus on making production and economic goals for the cow/calf operation and give an outlook for what to expect and plan for in 2017.    


  • Monday, January 23, 2017 @ Central Meade Community Center, Union Center, SD
  • January 24 meeting postponed to February 17, 2017 @ MTI Campus, Nordby Trades Center, Mitchell, SD


*local time of meeting location

  • 10:30 am Registration
  • 11:00 am – 11:45 am Finding Females for the Cowherd
    Taylor Grussing, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist
  • 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Longevity in the Cowherd
    Robin Salverson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist
  • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Preparing for the Banker
    Heather Gessner, SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist 
  • 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break
  • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Cow/Calf Market Outlook
    Matthew Diersen, Ph.D., Professor & SDSU Extension Risk/Business Management Specialist
  • 3:45 – 4:00 Wrap Up


RSVP by January 18 to Taylor Grussing. Cost is $10 with RSVP and includes noon meal. Walk-in registration with no RSVP is $20 with no meal guarantee.