Neb. (November 3, 2017) -The 2017 Annual Nebraska
Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show will be held in Kearney at the
Younes Convention Center December 5th - 8th. This year's convention
schedule is packed full of industry leaders, speakers and educational
opportunities for all ages of cattlemen and women.
The week starts off
on Tuesday, December 5, with the 2017 Cattlemen's College, sponsored by
Zoetis. The event this year will be held at the Buffalo County
Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion to allow for a full day of classroom speakers
and time at the chute. The program offers a wide range of
speakers that will discuss nutrition, cover crops, vaccinations and so
much more. This producer education program is designed to address
issues that will improve production and profitability. The college
will wrap up with a networking reception, NCBA update and panel on
Wednesday will kick
off at the Younes Convention Center with the Young Cattlemen's
Round-table, sponsored by the YCC Class of 2016. The goal of the
round table is to inspire members to get involved in the Nebraska
Cattlemen and experience the benefits of the organization.
Attendees will be able to discuss what is happening in the beef
industry and what it means to them. Council meetings will fill the rest
of the day and Wednesday will conclude with the General Session and
time to mingle at the Welcome Reception in the Trade Show.
After a full day of
committee meetings, Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Lunch and trade show
happenings the annual banquet will wrap up the evening on Thursday,
December 7th beginning at 7:00 p.m. As always a few cattlemen will be
recognized for their dedication to the industry, great items will be up
for grabs during the live auction and phenomenal food to be enjoyed by
all. Convention will come to an end on Friday after the Market Outlook
Breakfast and the Annual Business Meeting. The entire schedule can be
viewed at http://nebraskacattlemen.org/convention.aspx.