Not many things in life are free, but the upcoming Commercial Cattlemen's Symposium to be held in Garden City, Idaho, in conjuction with the National Red Angus Convention, is just that! Plus, you get a free lunch!

The symposium, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 15, is open to all cattle producers with any breed interest, so gather your bull buyers and neighbors and register today to attend this conference and trade show. The schedule will include:

8 a.m. — Convention Registration Opens

10 a.m. — Trade Show Opens

10 a.m. — Commercial Cattlemen’s Symposium

Welcome – Harold Bertz, RAAA Director of Commercial Marketing

Emcee – Trent Stewart

10:30 a.m. Feeder Calf Panel

Wade Small – Agribeef

Brock Hough – Beef Northwest

Perry Martin – H3 Feeders, LLC

Noon — Lunch

1 p.m. — Julian Garcia – Beef Northwest CEO

1:45 p.m. — Cull Cow Panel

Trent Stewart – Central Oregon Livestock Auction

Randy Baxley – Visalia Livestock

Eric Drees – 7 Rivers Livestock

2:45 p.m. — Coffee Break, sponsor: Working Ranch Magazine

3 p.m. — Randall Raymond, DVM, Director of Research and Veterinary Services, Simplot – Feed Efficiency

3:45 p.m. — Wrap-up

Although registration and lunch are free, we request that you pre-register at

For more information about the National Red Angus Convention, click here.