JNHE Draws Over 900 Members

Lizzy Schultz

900 members of the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) were in Madison, Wisconsin, last week to participate in the annual Junior National Hereford Exposition (JNHE). The expo’s cattle show brought in over 1600 entires vying for over $50,000 in prize money, and the many leadership opportunities available for participants, with events in the areas of team sales and marketing, photography, …

JNHE Showmanship Champions Named

Lizzy Schultz

Melissa Grimmel of Jarrettsville, Md., was named the champion senior showman on July 9 at the Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE), held this year in Madison, Wis. The showmanship contest is sponsored by Sullivan Supply and Stock Show University. The top 10 seniors were narrowed from a field of more than 100 entries. The finalists had to prove themselves both …

#BeefMeet Draws 700 Cattlemen

Lizzy Schultz

The Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting drew over 700 cattlemen and women to Denver this week to discuss the policy priorities for the cattle industry. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) president Tracy Brunner says the event showed how the industry comes together to tackle critical issues like market volatility and expanding international markets, especially related to passage of the Trans-Pacific …

Summer Cattle Industry Conference Underway

Lizzy Schultz

More than 700 cattle producers are gathered this week in Denver, Colo., for the annual Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting. The event includes meetings of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Cattlemen’s Beef Board, American National Cattlewomen and National Cattlemen’s Foundation. The annual Summer Business Meeting was created to help set the framework for policy and checkoff efforts on behalf …

NMPF To Host FARM Program at AABP Conference

Lizzy Schultz

The National Milk Producers Federation’s (NMPF) will host its annual Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program during the 2016 American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) Annual Conference in Charlotte, N.C. FARM will lead a day-long session on Sept. 16, with panels and speakers centered on the important and necessary role veterinarians play in responsible dairy cattle care. Panels will discuss …

Feed & Grain LIVE Announces Event Location

Lizzy Schultz

Feed & Grain has announced that Feed & Grain LIVE, along with the Preventive Controls for Animal Food course, presented by Iowa State University and the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), will be held at Prairie Meadows Casino and Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa. Feed & Grain LIVE will be held Aug. 22-23, with the Preventive Controls for Animal Food …

USPOULTRY Hosting Women’s Leadership Conference

Lizzy Schultz

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s (USPOULTRY) Aannual Women’s Leadership Conference is set for Aug. 18-19. The Conference will be held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida, and is centered around the theme of becoming a “Woman Champion.” Women in all parts of the industry with a desire to grow professionally will benefit from …

Beef Sizzled at National Capital Barbecue Battle

Lizzy Schultz

The National Beef Checkoff made a flavor-packed impact at the 24th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle last week in Washington, D.C., using the two-day event to bring D.C. residents into the conversation about steak, hamburgers, and other beef-based barbecue favorites. Attendees were invited to the beef checkoff booth on Pennsylvania Avenue to learn new recipes, participate in games and …

Entries Open for 50th World Dairy Expo

Lizzy Schultz

Dairy Cattle Show entries are now open for exhibitors at the 50th World Dairy Expo. Entry forms are available online through the Dairy Cattle Entry system, and the Expo website has them available for print. Entries are due Aug. 31, 2016. Late online entries will be accepted until Sept. 11. Paper entries will be accepted until the day of the …

World Dairy Expo Unveils 50th Anniversary Painting

Lizzy Schultz

A commemorative painting was unveiled last week during the World Dairy Expo Summer Board Meeting and Friends of Expo Volunteer Picnic, hosted by Vita Plus Corporation. The painting, completed by artist Larry Schultz, served as the official kick-off for World Dairy Expo’s 50th Anniversary. Expo officials first approached Schultz four years ago about creating a painting for Expo’s 50th Anniversary. …