Providing research-based beef production information to beef producers in the Driftless Region of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Welcome back

With nearly 3.8 million head of beef cattle in three Midwest states, university extension services in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin are again teaming together to offer the Driftless Region Beef Conference, January. 27-28, 2022.

After gathering virtually in January 2021 it will be good to see everyone again in person in Dubuque. Extension specialists in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin have again assembled an information-filled program of timely, useful education for beef producers. Conference sponsors are excited to visit with attendees and display their products and services. We look forward to seeing you!

Informative program

conference classroom

From keynote presentations to breakout sessions where you choose the topics, this program has information producers can use.


speaker photos

Listen and learn from leading university and industry experts selected from across the Midwest.


trade show

Visit with the conference sponsors in the exhibitor area and learn about products and services available to beef producers in the region.

Get registered

registration form

Register before midnight, January 21, 2022 to receive the early registration discount.

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Enjoy your stay

Grand River Center

Enjoy your stay at the Grand Harbor Resort, connected to the Grand River Conference Center. Book rooms before Jan 10 for special rates. Attractions include a waterpark, dining, and nearby Diamond Jo casino.

Keynote Sponsors

Kemin logo
SARE logo

Break Sponsors

Agriking logo
Animat logo
Diamond V logo
Equity Cooperative Livestock logo

Fox Bull Company
Hubbard Feeds logo
Illinois Beef Association
Iowa Beef Industry Council
Iowa Cattlemen's Assocaition

Mark seed
Multimin logo
Neptune Enterprises
Practical Farmers of Iowa

Saddle Butte Ag
Westway Feeds
Wisconsin Beef Improvement