​Cattlemen's Calendar

Bull owners and county beef cattle groups are encouraged to contact IBEP to volunteer to help on weighdays/workdays shown below. Activities usually begin at 9:00 am. Bring a potential cooperator or bull buyer to give them a first-hand look at the bulls, facilities, and the central testing program.


Dates for activities
February 6 - March 26 -- Purdue Beef Basics in the Eastern Cornbelt, virtual program, registration deadline January 24

February 13-14 -- Midwest Cover Crops Council Annual Meeting, Crowne Plaza, Indianapolis

February 23-24 -- Application of Advanced Genetic Technology in Beef Cattle, Fort Worth, TX or Online Webinar

Sat., February 24 -- Cow-Calf Improvement Seminar: "Systems Approach to Advancing Production in the Cow Herd", 9:00 am - 3:30 pm at Cornerstone Hall, 1500 RC Morris Dr., Salem. Registration on or before February 16 is $40/person; registration after February 16 is $50/person.

Mon., March 11 -- Evaluation of Structural Soundness and Disposition

Tues., March 12 -- Ultrasound remaining Junior Division bulls

Sun., March 17 -- Off-test Weight #1

Mon., March 18 -- Off-test Weight #2

Thurs., March 21 -- Breeding Soundness Exams, Freeze Brand Sale Eligible Bulls

Sat., April 13 -- 93rd IBEP Bull Sale

Schedule for 2023-2024 Tests (2023 Winter and 2024 Summer)