ALTOONA - The Iowa Cattlemen's Association's annual convention will be held Dec. 13 and Dec. 14 at The Meadows Event and Conference Center in Altoona.
The center is part of the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino.
Pre-convention activities on Dec. 12 includes Pfizer Animal Health's cattlemen's college at the convention center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Following the cattlemen's college will be a feedlot tour in Story County that shows three different approaches to buildings.
Info Expo sessions are back for the 2011 convention. On Dec. 12, attendees will break into the first round of informational sessions.
County membership awards and Brand Wall presentations will be held during the Tuesday luncheon. The afternoon will consist of ICA policy committee meetings and a second round of informational sessions.
The Trade Show reception will be held early Tuesday evening, with a buffet bar to follow.
Following the meal, ICA will present its Hall of Fame Award, kick off off the ICA 40th anniversary, and conclude with the Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation Annual Fundraising Auction.
The annual meetings for both ICA and the Iowa Beef Industry Council will be held Dec. 13. This will include the adoption of ICA policy by members.