NE Cattlemen fill several positions in NCBA |

NE Cattlemen fill several positions in NCBA

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska was well represented during the Cattle Industry Convention and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show held in San Diego, California last week. More than 6,700 folks gathered under the sunshine to attend this year’s convention. There was much to do during the days in San Diego from engaging in grassroots policy process, hearing from industry experts and browsing the vast trade show.

“After gathering together with producers from around the country I’ve realized that we may have different genetics, resources, and concerns, but we all have a passion for the cattle business and work hard to do our best for our livestock, land, consumers and families,” Said NC President Barb Cooksley. “NCBA meetings always reinforce the fact, that we need the staff in Washington DC every day representing our interests and concerns to our elected officials. With them doing their job, I can do mine at home!”

Congratulations to the Nebraska cattlemen and women that received awards for their hard work and dedication to the cattle industry:

BQA Marketer Award – Scott Mueller, Samson, Inc. from Columbus

2015 Top Hand Club Res. Champion with 80 Members – Melody Benjamin, Nebraska Cattlemen, Lakeside

Top Recruiter for Revenue with $12,600 in dues – Melody Benjamin, Nebraska Cattlemen, Lakeside

Top Hand Recruiters – Craig Uden 18; Mackenzie Johnston, 10; Bonita Lederer, 7; Dave Doeschot, 7; Brenda Masek, 3; Chris Schluntz, 3; Gregg Wiedel, 3; Barb Cooksley, 2; Bill Weaver, 2; Dick Hollman, 2; Joel Bruns, 2; Kurt Kruse, 2; and Mark Spurgin, 2.

Beef Industry’s 40 under 40 – Jaclyn Wilson, Flying Diamond Genetics, Lakeside

BEEF Magazine National Stocker Award – Homer and Larry Buell, Shovel Dot Ranch, Bassett

In addition, Nebraska Cattlemen was one of eleven state affiliates to receive the “Outstanding Affiliate Award” presented by NCBA. F

–Nebraska Cattlemen

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