2017 SB National Conference

The 2017 Shorthorn Beef National Conference will be held at Club Dubbo, 82 Whylandra St, Dubbo NSW on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th July.

The focus for the 2017 Shorthorn Beef National Conference is to:

Deliver a clearer understanding of value concepts in beef production

Explore new opportunities for genetic evalaution and genomic systems in the 21st Century

Showcase the carcass and eating quality of the Shorthorn breed.

There is a first class list of national and international speakers who will present on a range of topics from Plate to Paddock beef production to the Value of Brands as well as the new DEXA technology applications and Value Based Payments systems for the Australian Beef industry.

For Shorthorn Beef producers, and those that are interested to learn more about the International Genetic Solutions (IGS) genetic evaluation system, Mahdi Saatchi, lead Genomicist for IGS will be attending the conference to answer your questions.

A gala dinner will also be held on the Tuesday night, at the Commercial Hotel, 161 Brisbane Street, Dubbo, NSW where attendees will have their chance to try the JBS Australia Thousand Guineas Shorthorn branded beef product.

The conference will be an outstanding opportunity to catch up with friends as well as a very informative 2 day format. Attendance is highly recommended.

Ticket costs for the Shorthorn Beef National Conference is $88 per person. Ticket costs for the Gala Dinner will be $77 per person and feature a 2 course meal.

For a full copy of the schedule, click here. SB 2017 Conference – Full Schedule

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About Shorthorn

The Shorthorn breed is truly unique, from their distinctive roan colour, to their rich breed history and most importantly, the wonderful community of breeders, there is nothing else quite like a Shorthorn.

The key to the Shorthorn breeds advantage lies in their balanced genetic profile, driven by market participation that has been developed and refined, after more than 200 years of genetic selection under Australian conditions.

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