CATTLEMEN CONFERENCE - Many area beef producers like Scott Gronnert (RIGHT) of Nashville, Ill., attended the University of Illinois Extension's 2010 Southern Illinois Beef Conference, Thursday, at Rend Lake College in Ina, Ill. A slate of speakers and vendors were on hand to help cattlemen learn more about how they can improve profitability by producing quality beef to meet consumer demand. CLICK HERE for a larger image.
ROUND UP - Dan Faulkner, professor of Animal Sciences at the University of Illinois, answers questions following his presentation "Understanding and Emphasizing Carcass Trail Selection," Thursday at Rend Lake College. RLC hosted the 2010 Southern Illinois Beef Conference through the U of I Extension. Area beef producers converged on the campus to learn more about how they can improve profitability by producing quality beef to meet consumer demand. Also pictured is Justin Sexton (LEFT) with the University of Missouri Extension. Sexton, a specialist in beef nutrition, also presented at the conference. CLICK HERE for a larger image.