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The I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course is scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2023 as part of the pre-educational events for the Central Plains Dairy Expo. It will be held in the Denny Sanford Premier Center, Sioux Falls, SD in rooms 8, 9, & 10.

Registration details

A registration fee of $40/adult will include the short course, lunch, with proceedings available digitally. College students may register for only $20. Pre-registration is requested by March 21 and limited to 130 attendees on a first come, first serve basis. To register, visit

You can also register by mailing the registration fee to Fred Hall at 400 Central Ave., NW, Suite 700, Orange City, IA 51041. Please include your contact information and any dietary restrictions when mailing in your registration information. For questions please contact, or call (712.737.4230). If attendees also plan on going to the Central Plains Dairy Expo | Welcome Reception you are also encouraged to register for that ahead of time at .


I-29 Moo University – 2023 Dairy Beef Short Course

9:00-9:30 am - Registration

9:30—10:15 - National attitudes by dairy producers about crossbreeding beef on dairy; Dr. Tara Felix, Penn State University

10:15– 11:00 - Carcasses and cattle biotypes: Dr. Dale Woerner, Texas Tech University

11:00—11:45 - Implant strategies for dairy sourced cattle: Dr. Alfredo DiCostanzo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

11:45 – 12:30 - Lunch

12:30—1:15 - Perspectives and experiences on feeding dairy and dairy cross cattle; Dr. Jeremy Schefers, Milk Specialties

1:15—1:30 Liver abscess summary: Dr. Nathan Pyatt, Elanco

1:30—3:00 Panel - Roughage concentration for finishing diets: Dr. Jeremy Schefers; Dr. Nathan Pyatt; and Dr. Sheri Bierman, Cattle Nutrition Services

For more information, visit