November 21, 2013

Best Western Ramkota Hotel and
Conference Center

Sioux Falls, South Dakota



To share information pertaining to mono-slopes, hoop barns, and slatted floor deep-pit barns for beef feedlot production. This conference will feature results of the air emissions study in mono-slope barns, air quality regulations, capturing manure nutrients, building management and cattle performance in these three types of housing facilities.


This one-day conference will feature research and extension presentations as well as a producer panel that will discuss management considerations for 4 different types of confinement beef housing.

Who should attend

  • Beef feedlot producers, feed consultants, building contractors, professional engineers and consultants, state and federal agency staff, and Extension and university professionals.

Continuing education

For individuals seeking continuing education credits, appropriate documentation of attendance can be provided upon request to meet the requirements of your professional organization. No specific CEUs have been requested or approved for this event.

Thank you to the following sponsors for their support

The Beef Facilities Conference is an excellent opportunity to reach producers and others in the beef industry. If you are interested in being a sponsor and exhibiting at the conference please visit the Sponsors page for additional information.












Johnson and Sons Construction, LLC
Mitchell, SD



The Beef Facilities Conference is a cooperative effort of:



Financial assistance for this conference provided by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant no. 2010-85112-20510 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.