Your $75 registration includes all events and meals!  Be sure to sign up today before prices go up on site.
A discounted rate of $25 is available for Students (Student ID required on site).

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pre-event tours

Optional Pre-Event Tours will be offered on a first come, first serve basis for an additional $20.  To register for one of the Pre-Event Tours select your preference during the registration process. Space is limited to the first 50 registrants on each tour.

Choose one of the following tour options.
Option A: Beef Feedlot Tour of Magnum Feedyard in Wiggins, CO
Option B: Beef Packing Plant Tour of JBS Greeley Beef Plant in Greeley, CO

Continuing education

This event qualifies for 12 hours of PAACO continuing education credits


Comfort Inn, Fort Collins
601 SE Frontage Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80524


To book online, click here. Or, call 970-407-0101 and mention the NCBA group.


Days Inn, Wellington Fort Collins Area
7860 6th St.
Wellington, CO 80545


To book call 970-568-0444 and mention the NCBA group.

Contact Information

For questions contact Libby Bigler at or 970-491-2333.

September 22 & 23, 2017

Join us for a one-of-a-kind educational opportunity at Colorado State University’s Agriculture, Research, Development and Education Center (ARDEC) facilities to hear from some of the beef industry’s top-most experts, like Dr. Temple Grandin, on how implementing sound Stockmanship and Stewardship practices on your operation will add value to your bottom line. With live cattle handling demonstrations, hands-on training, and exposure to the industry’s newest information, you are sure to find value by attending this Stockmanship and Stewardship event.

Plan Ahead

Review the 2-Day Schedule

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CSU Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center (ARDEC)

Registration and events will take place at the Taylor Conference Center at CSU’s ARDEC facilities.

From the north: Take Interstate 25 exit 278, turn left at the light to go over the interstate, and turn right onto the frontage road heading south. Continue 3.5 miles and turn left onto East County Road 56. The Taylor Conference Center will be on the left side of the road.

From the south: Take Interstate 25 exit 271 (Mountain Vista). Turn right and continue north along the frontage road. Continue 3 miles and turn right onto East County Road 56. The Taylor Conference Center will be on the left side of the road.