2019 Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Retail Value Steer Challenge
The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is seeking donations of steers for its Annual Retail Value Steer Challenge (RVSC) feeding competition. This is the primary fund raiser for the Foundation and by participating in the RVSC you join other Nebraska cattle producers to support NCF projects. Funds from this event support:
• Youth and Adult Leadership Programs
• NCF Education Programs – Scholarships
• NCF Research Programs and Infrastructure Projects
• History Preservation
• Judging Teams at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Northeast Community College, Norfolk and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis
Your involvement ensures these programs succeed. You also receive complete carcass data on your steer or steers and the chance to win prize money. And, you are helping the state’s leading industry sponsor programs that benefit our industry. Contributors should contact their tax professional as to the tax deductible status of this contribution. NCF is a 501 (3) C entity.
NCF welcomes steer donations by individuals, businesses, groups of individuals or businesses and NC affiliates. Participants can donate their own steer or purchase a steer from the Foundation for $1,100. Steers need to be delivered to Darr Feedlot at Cozad prior to November 1.
Winners will be announced at the Nebraska Cattlemen Midyear Conference in June, 2019.
The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation was created in 1968 and has been nurturing important, long term facets of the cattle industry, education for our future leaders and promoting needed research. The Foundation’s mission is to advance the future of Nebraska’s Beef Industry by investing in research and education programs. For more information concerning NCF, contact Lee Weide, Nebraska Cattlemen Vice President of Operations at 402.475.2333 or Jana Jensen, NCF Fundraising Coordinator at 308.588.6299.