Each year people from around the country attend World Beef Expo for a variety of cattle shows, educational seminars, youth sweepstakes contests, Showcase Sale, Supreme Drive and trade show.
In 2013, exhibitors from 14 states displayed, exhibited or sold cattle at World Beef Expo. The junior show had 462 entries and open show had 542 entries.
The 22nd Annual World Beef Expo will take place Sept. 26 -28 at the Wisconsin State Park Fairgrounds in West Allis.
Registrations are now being accepted for the 2014 World Beef Expo. To register, go to the Expo website and select Open Show or Junior Show for information on how to sign up.
Open Show judges have been named. Kyle Conley of Oklahoma will be the judge in Ring 1 and Mark Johnson of Oklahoma will judge Ring 2. The Junior Show will be judged by Brigham Stewart of Kansas in Ring 1 and Mathew Lewis of Colorado in Ring 2. The 2014 Schedule has been posted on the World Beef Expo website.
DVAuction will be internet broadcasting this year's World Beef Expo Showcase Sale and Supreme Drive. Bidders will be able to view and bid online.
Weaver Livestock will offer a Youth Fitting Clinic on Friday, Sept. 26. Additional educational seminar topics tentatively scheduled include:
•Preparing your calves for maximum profitability at the sale barn
•Take advantage of high calf prices by getting more production from your marginal land
•The economics of parasite control
•Cattle risk management
•Balance three jobs – farm, family and work
•Cooking with beef – understanding quality and tenderness
•Beef cooking demonstrations
Volunteers are still needed at World Beef Expo. If you are interested in volunteering, please send an email to [email protected] or call 920-479-0658 and talk with Charlene Becker, World Beef Expo executive director.