ONE 18 Beef

Two days. Countless life-changing insights. ONE18 will explore the transformative power of ideas and their ability to change your beef business, your life and even our world.

The Chinese Border is Open for Beef: Now What? The Chinese Border is Open for Beef: Now What?

After 14 years, U.S. beef is back on the shelves in China, creating new opportunities in 2018. To succeed, you need to know the key players in the global beef market and hone your strategy — after all, the right message and the right product can make or break a sale. Get the big picture from the experts in this special session.

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Kerchin: Breaking Down the Beef Blockchain Kerchin: Breaking Down the Beef Blockchain

“Blockchain” is a word everybody hears but few understand. Hear from Chinese beef producer Kerchin on how they have broken down blockchain into the building blocks of beef’s future in China. Discover how modern technology can optimize your operation today.

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Blueprint for Beef Blueprint for Beef

Integration has happened for the pork and poultry industries. Why not for beef? Some say our industry is too big and too segregated — but is it? Maybe we just need a few new ideas. Learn how Alltech is redesigning the way cattlemen support animal health throughout all phases of production with Blueprint®, a beef nutrition program designed to maximize cattle performance and profitability.

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Mineral Myths: Mining the Truth About Organic Trace Minerals Mineral Myths: Mining the Truth About Organic Trace Minerals

Why are we still using inorganic minerals? Science has spoken and the message is clear: Organic trace minerals mean less inclusion, less waste and better meat quality. What mineral myths prevent you from embracing the future? Uncover the truth and learn how a simple change in your ration can have a big impact on your bottom line.

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The Abscess Obsession The Abscess Obsession

Liver abscesses are a major issue in feedlot cattle at slaughter and represent a significant economic cost to the producer, the packer and, ultimately, to the end consumer. Yet pushing “hotter” cattle rations is key to increased performance. Join us to discover the real science behind this problem and how one scientist is blazing an innovative new trail.

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From Ivy League Student to Feedyard Foodie: Anne’s Journey From Ivy League Student to Feedyard Foodie: Anne’s Journey

Before she became a cattle farmer and one of ag's leading voices, Anne Burkholder was a competitive swimmer and distance runner, and then an Ivy League student. Listen as she shares her incredible journey and offers valuable insight into how modern cattle management can transform the way consumers see, hear and experience food.

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Making Money in Value-Added Programs: How It’s Done Making Money in Value-Added Programs: How It’s Done

We’ve all heard about the explosion of natural, antibiotic-free and European beef programs, but where does the money really come from? And how can you get a cut of the action? Join us as we get into the nitty-gritty details of value-added programs and how your operation can qualify for them. With just a few key changes, learn how to make the extra profit and score a bigger return.

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