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2023 Summer Beef Tour

August 19, 2023

The Tri-County Cattlemen are hosting an opportunity for any one interested in the beef industry to come and learn from other cattle producer's about management of cattle, pasture, and sale of product. This is an educational event, an opportunity to network and engage, and a social at the conclusion of the event. The Tour will take place on August 19, 2023 from 12:00 to 5:30 with a dinner and social hour to follow at the Warren County Fairgrounds.


Tour, Happy Hour and Dinner    $50

Tour Only       $30

Social Hour and Dinner    $30


Tickets purchased prior to the event help confirm food numbers.
Tickets can also be purchased at the event.

Tour Stops

Tour Stop #1: Raber Packing Co.

Raber Packing Co. in West Peoria rebuilt their facility after a fire in 2018. Enjoy a tour of their custom harvesting, wild game processing
, wholesale and retail business, as well as their catering and deli and smokehouse restaurant.

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Tour Stop #2: Fairview Sale Barn

This year we will offer a hands on demonstration activity at Fairview Sale Barn on cattle handling and proper implant placement. Additionally, Fairview Sale Barn will provide market and buyers update This will be a stop you don't want to miss!

Social Hour and Dinner

Social Hour will begin at 5:00 PM. Come and join in the networking with a few beverages.

Dinner will include a ribeye, sides, and dessert. We will have beverages for continued discussion and socialization after dinner.

Event Details

Full Schedule

11:30 am                          Burgers & Registration for tour at Warren County Fairgrounds
12:15 pm                           Depart for Tour Stop #1
1:30 pm                             Tour Raber Packing Co., West Peoria, IL
2:30 pm                             Depart for Tour Stop #2
3:30 pm                             Tour Fairview Salebarn, Fairview, IL
5:00 pm                             Depart for Social Hour
5:30 pm                             Arrive at Warren County Fairgrounds for Social Hour
6:30 pm                             Ribeye Dinner, Beer Tent on Fairgrounds
7:30 pm                             Stick around and Socialize
, Music and Good Conversation


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