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

Extension specialists in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin are again cooperating to present the 11th annual Driftless Region Beef Conference at the Grand River Convention Center in Dubuque, Iowa on January 26 and 27, 2023. This conference brings together beef producers for an educational program that focuses on the needs of this production region. Select from 8 different workshop topics to develop a customized program. Visit with the many conference sponsors in the display area and learn about products and services they offer. Visit with fellow beef producers from the region. This is an informative and enjoyable event you won't want to miss.

Informative program

conference classroom

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


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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

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Register before midnight, January 13, 2023 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 9 for special rates. Attractions include a waterpark, dining, and nearby Diamond Jo casino.

Keynote Sponsors

Westway Feeds

Break Sponsors

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Agriculture Grant Solutions
Albert Lea Seed

Diamond V
Equity Cooperative Livestock
Grassland 2.0

Iowa Beef Industry Council
Iowa Cattlemen's Association
Livestock Risk Partners
Mark seed
North Central SARE

Practical Farmers of Iowa
Saddle Butte Ag
Tuff Built
Wisconsin Beef Improvement Association
Wisconsin Hereford Association