01-11-19 CSU: International Livestock Forum: Future of Livestock and Meat Production

International Livestock Forum: Future of Livestock and Meat Production

In conjunction with the National Western Stock Show, the CSU Department of Animal Sciences will be hosting the 2019 International Livestock Forum on Jan. 11-12 on the CSU campus in Fort Collins. The focus for this year’s program is “Innovation and Technology: The Future of Livestock and Meat Production;” it includes such speakers as Jordan Levi (Five Rivers Cattle Feeding); Randy Blach (Cattle Fax); Animal Sciences Professors Temple Grandin and Gary Smith; Lee Leachman of Leachman Cattle Co.; and representatives from Zoetis, Cargill, the U.S. Trade Representative, the Foreign Agricultural Service, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, and the U.S. Meat Export Federation, among others. In addition, the ILF program hosts 20 student fellows who were chosen from over 140 applicants from 16 countries and more than 45 universities. The student fellows represent the future of agriculture and livestock production worldwide.