Travel with SDSU Extension to symposium |

Travel with SDSU Extension to symposium

BROOKINGS, S.D. – SDSU Extension will provide free transportation to The Range Beef Cow Symposium will be held November 17-19, 2015 at The Ranch, an event center on Larimer County Fairgrounds in Loveland, Colorado.

"Producers attending the Range Beef Cow Symposium in November will hear leading experts and producers discussing markets, cattle reproduction, animal health, and current issues," said Julie Walker, Associate Professor & SDSU Extension Beef Specialist.

Complete symposium details (schedule, registration, and hotels) can be found on the website for the Range Cow Beef Symposium XXIV

Symposium Highlights

Duane Lenz, General Manager of Cattle-Fax will address the group on international aspects of the beef industry. Lenz has been a Market Analyst at CattleFax since 1989 and works primarily with feedlots.

Brian Bledsoe, KKTV Chief Meteorologist, will address impact of long-term weather patterns on grazing.

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Transportation Details

SDSU Extension has chartered a bus to provide free transportation to the Range Beef Cow Symposium (RBCS).

The bus will provide transportation from Rapid City to Loveland and will shuttle riders from their motel to the RBCS meeting each day.

The bus departs Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 from the Rapid City Regional Extension Center (711 N Creek Drive); note, the new location on the first floor of the First Interstate Bank building near Menards.

The bus departs promptly at noon (MST), so be there by 11:30 to load. The bus will return to Rapid City when RBCS adjourns at noon on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015.

If you plan to ride the bus please make lodging reservations at the Best Western Crossroads (5532 Hwy 34; Loveland, Colo.). To Book call 970-667-7810.

To reserve a seat on the bus, contact Janna Kincheloe at 605-394-2236 or

–SDSU Extension