NCW is the Consumer Promotion and Education committee of the Nebraska Cattlemen State Organization. There is no extra membership fee to be apart of NCW efforts. Some of the projects NCW participates in throughout the year include:
Nebraska Beef Ambassadors Contest
Nebraska Beef in Schools Program – Powered by BEEF
Beef Outreach and Promotion events across the state
Beef in the Classroom Project
Nebraska Beef Ambassador Contest
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
1:00 pm CDT
For more information or to register for the contest:
Registration deadline: Friday, June 4, 2021
The Competition – Both division of contestants will compete in two different areas.
Media Interview – Contestants will participate in a mock media interview. The interviewer will have pre-determined questions to ask each contestant with the option to ask follow-up questions to extrapolate additional knowledge or clarify a point. A panel of judges will observe the interaction for: knowledge, articulation, poise and the contestant’s ability to “tell the Beef Production Story” and present the industry in a positive light. Scoring will be done by the judges only. The contestants should be well-versed in all areas of beef production and the beef industry relating to consumers. Special attention should be paid to all current industry issues.
Issue Response – Each contestant will be provided with a current beef industry topic. Contestants will be given time to write article and submit via email by the deadline. The article will be judged for accuracy, message, and ability to send the correct message for the industry.
- Senior division to write 200-250 words.
- Collegiate division to write between 500-550 words.
Beef Advocacy Training – Contestants will participate in a beef advocacy training workshop on June 9.
- Resources to increase your beef industry knowledge
- Catch up on current events
- Develop your beef story
- Help you engage with consumers
- Develop a network to stay connected
Activity Book – PDF Download *handouts available for distribution
Kid Friendly Beef Recipes – PDF Download *handouts available for distribution
Beef’s Top Ten – PDF Download *display available to be used at educational events – handout available for distribution
Simply Delicious – PDF Download *cookbooks available for distribution
Build Your Burger – Poster Download *display available to be used at educational events
Good Life, Great Steaks – Poster Download *display available to be used at educational events