The Iowa Beef Expo brought eight days of shows and sales to Des Moines Feb. 10-17. A Red Angus heifer at this year’s expo brought the top money for all breed sales, including bull sales. Zach Wangen and his family, who farm near Ellendale, Minn., sold the heifer for $18,000.

Jeff DeYoung is livestock editor for Iowa Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today and Illinois Farmer Today.