Nebraska State of Beef Conference will be Nov. 7-8 in North Platte

Increased production efficiency will be the focus of the 2018 Nebraska State of Beef conference scheduled for Nov. 7 to 8 at the Sandhills Convention Center, 2102 S. Jeffers St in North Platte.

Speakers, including experts from university and industry, will focus on market outlook, industry trends, alternative enterprises, animal health and several different approaches to finding efficiencies in animal production. Specifically, the conference will cover a variety of topics including cow size and efficiency, reproductive management, parasites, genetic selection, herd health, forage systems and more. There will be two producer panels on production efficiency and alternative enterprises, along with vendors, social opportunities and bull pen sessions.

The registration fee of $65 includes a paper or electronic copy of the proceedings. There is an additional fee for the Nov. 7 dinner. Walk-in registrations are welcome, but Nov. 7 dinner can’t be guaranteed for walk-ins or registrations received after Oct. 26.

Online registration is preferred. To register, visit

The State of Beef Conference began in 2014 and is held every other year in Nebraska. For more information, visit