​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
Thurs., September 1 ​-- Forage Management Workshop - Feldun-Purdue Ag Center, 8:00 am to 4:15 pm. Registration required, $111.00/person cost. Workshop focuses on current relevant issues in forage production. Specialists cover forage and weed species identification, nutrient management practices, and forage cropping and rotation practices. Registration information and the Agenda are at https://indianaforage.org/upcoming-events/.

Wed., September 7 ​-- Indiana Beef Cattle Association Field Day - Southern Indiana Purdue Ag Center, Dubois, starting at 1:00 pm. Free to IBCA members, $20 for nonmembers. Registration at https://www.indianabeef.org/indiana-beef-cattle-association.

Mon., September 12 -- Evaluation of Structural Soundness and Disposition

Sun., September 18 -- Off-Test Weight #1

Mon., September 19 -- Off-Test Weight #2, SC measurement, TB injections, Performance Index determined

Wed., September 21 -- Noon deadline to inform IBEP if a Breeding Soundness Exam should be done on a non-sale-eligible bull

Thurs., September 22 -- Breeding Soundness Exams; brand sale bulls

Fri., September 23 -- Videotape sale bulls (weather permitting)

Fri., September 23 -- Entry deadline for 2022 Winter Test

Fri., September 30 -- Hoosier Hay Contest - Deadline for Forage Sample Submission.  Details available at https://indianaforage.org/2022/07/15/2022-hoosier-hay-contest/

Sat., October 15 -- 90th IBEP Bull Sale, and Springville Feeder Auction Association Heifer and Cow Sale, Springville Feeder Auction

Tues., October 25 -- Delivery of bulls for 2022 Winter Test

Schedule for 2021-2022 Tests (2021 Winter and 2022 Summer)
Schedule for 2022-2023 Tests (2022 Winter and 2023 Summer)