The Iowa Beef Expo is held annually in Des Moines, Iowa. It is one of the Midwest's premier breed sale offerings and most elite prospect steer and heifer shows across the country.
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Plan to Join us February 14-21, 2021 in Des Moines, Iowa!
Latest Updates

IBBC Seeking New IBE Executive Director

The Iowa Beef Breeds Council is currently seeking an individual to serve as Executive Director of the Iowa Beef Expo. The selected individual will be responsible for oversite of administration, planning, marketing and supervision of the largest and oldest beef expo in the nation and serve as a liaison to the Iowa Junior Beef Breeds Association. The selected candidate will report to and collaborate with members of the Iowa Beef Breeds Council. Experience with financial planning, social media, marketing and public relations a plus. Good communication skills, strong computer skills essential, public speaking ability and a solid work ethic is a necessity. Position available immediately. Contact Mike Dierenfeld, 641-425-8780 or email:, President IBBC for more information. Deadline of August 10, 2020 for applications.

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2021 IBE Schedule

A tentative schedule for the 2021 Iowa Beef Expo is now available. Take a look to see several sale date and event venue changes.

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2020 Feedstock Producer of the Year, Hickory Knoll Angus
2020 Seedstock Producer of the Year
Eichborn Family, Hickory Knoll Angus
2020 Friend of the Iowa Beef Expo, Campbell's Concessions
2020 Friend of the Iowa Beef Expo
Campbell’s Concessions
2020 Iowa Foundation Heifer Recipient, Addison Wall
2020 Iowa Foundation Heifer Program Recipient
Addison Wall
2020 Iowa Senators Attending
Iowa Senators at the 2020 Iowa Beef Expo

Thank you, Senators Kinney, Zumbach, Sweeney, Shipley and Kapusian for your attendance and support of this year’s Beef Expo.

Congratulations to the 2020 Premier Tradeshow Booth Exhibitors
Riverwind Barn Cameras & Green Acres Unlimited
Thank You Sponsors