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Highlights You Won't Want to Miss!
NC & NCBA PAC Auctions Tuesday Dec. 5, 2017
11:00 a.m. Cattlemen's College (Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Ag Pavilion, Ticketed Event)
The ever-popular PAC silent auction will take place at the 2017 NC Annual Convention and a special live auction will return to the Annual Banquet on Thursday evening. These are the primary fundraisers for both the NC PAC and funds sent to NCBA for use on federal elections. Watch for more information on these auction items! Our new location allows for a full day of classroom speakers and time at the chute. Sponsored by Zoetis Full Schedule Click Here.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017
12:00 p.m.
Young Cattlemen's Round Table: Be Inspired, Be impactful, Get Involved
1:00 p.m. NC Member Services Committee Meeting
Join in on a discussion of NC membership activities, and make recommendations to the Board of Directors on membership structure.

3:00 p.m. Council Meetings
Cow-Calf Council - National and International Trade Update - Kent Bacus, Director of International Trade and Market Access, NCBA - Election of Officers
Farmer-Stockman Council - 2017 Farmer-Stockman tour review - 2018 Farmer-Stockman tour preview, Nebraska's Wellhead Protection Program - Control Burns - Election of officers.
Feedlot Council - Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Update - Jim Macy, Director, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality - University of Nebraska Lincoln Feed and Feeding Efficiency Research - Galen Erickson, Ph.D., University of Nebraska Lincoln - Election of Officers
Seedstock Council - Nebraska Cattlemen's Classic Update - Heifer Genomics - Election of officers
5:00 p.m. Opening General Session
Plan to attend the Opening Session and hear from Nebraska Cattlemen and National Cattlemen's Beef Association leaders.


7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at the Trade Show
Sponsored by the Nebraska Cattlemen Allied Industry Council
Mingle with NC members and Allied Industry Partners at this evening of food and fun on opening night of the convention in the Trade Show ballroom.
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
7:30 a.m. Annual Trade Show
The NC Trade Show will be open all day, so make sure to allow time to stop in and visit with our industry partners and learn about their products, programs and services.
Committee Meetings 1
Animal Health & Nutrition Committee
Veterinary Feed Directive update - Report from the Disposal Plan Task Force - NC Resolution and Policy Statement review
Education and Research/Taxation Committees - Joint Meeting
2018 Nebraska Tax Reform and Relief - Future of Education Funding in Nebraska - NC Resolution and Policy Statement Review
Rooms Held At: 10:00 a.m. Committee Meetings 2
Animal Health and Nutrition Committee
Fairfield Inn $99.95/night (308)236-4200 Beef Quality Assurance Audit Findings - Emergency Preparedness - Animal Disease Traceability - NC Resolution and Policy Statement Review
Comfort Inn $99.95/night (308)236-3400 Marketing and Commerce Committee
New CME Live cattle Physical Delivery Points in Nebraska - Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate Update - NC Resolution and Policy Statement Review
Hampton Inn $114.95/night (308)234-3400 12:30 a.m. Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Lunch (Ticketed Event)
Plan to attend the NC Foundation lunch for updates on Foundation activities and to honor donors and industry professionals.
La Quinta $99.95/night (308)237-4400 2:30 p.m. Committee Meetings 3
Brand and Property Rights Committee
Update from the Nebraska Brand Committee - Drones - Land Use Questions - NC Resolution and Policy Statement Review

Natural Resources & Environment Committee

Compliance with New Federal Air Emissions Reporting - WOTUS 2.0 - Trump Administration Strategy to Repeal and Replace - Sustainability Research and Action in the Beef Industry - NC Resolution and Policy Statement Review
*Specify you are with Nebraska Cattlemen to receive discounted rate. *Room blocks held until Nov. 7, 2017
NCW - Consumer Promotion and Education Committee
2017 Wrap-Up - Beef in Schools Update - Nebraska Beef Council Update





7:00 p.m. Annual Banquet (Ticketed Event)

You won't want to miss the Annual Banquet where we honor NC, NCW and industry leaders with Hall of Fame, Industry Service and CattleWomen of the Year Awards.


Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

8:00 a.m. Market Outlook Breakfast

NC Market Reporting Service staff Jeff Stolle and John Roberts will present a market update and outlook to kick off the final day of the convention. Topics covered will include overall cattle inventories, cattle-on-feed numbers and trends, and expected price ranges for the coming year.



Make Plans to Attend NOW! 9:00 a.m. Annual Business Meeting
Policy is not set until approved by the membership. Plan to attend this meeting to review the six policy committee resolutions and policy statements and set the direction for Nebraska Cattlemen. Also, membership will elect the 2018 Nebraska Cattlemen leadership.

 

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