Welcome to the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association 

Conservation Credit Workshops

Attention Nevada Livestock Producers that graze on public and private lands, have you ever wondered about the Nevada Conservation Credit System?

There have been multiple questions regarding the CCS. The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association in conjunction with the Sagebrush Ecosystem Technical Team will be putting on a series of educational workshops around the state to have information sharing and discussion on the benefits to Landowners that the Nevada Conservation Credit System will provide.

 The workshops are schedule for October 11-13. Click here for locations and dates.


Nevada Ranchers Receive BLM Rangeland Stewardship Awards

BOISE, Idaho (September 9, 2016) – Today, at the 2016 Public Lands Council Annual Meeting in Boise, Idaho the Bureau of Land Management announced the winners of this year’s Rangeland Stewardship Awards. We at Nevada Cattlemen’s Association are excited that two of the four awards given were received by Nevada Ranchers!

We would like to congratulate the Mori's of Tuscarora, NV for winning the Rangeland and Stewardship award for a grazing permittee; the Shoesole Resource Management Group of Elko County; they are the recipients of the Rangeland Stewardship award for a collaborative team. Members of this group include the Cottonwood, Boies and Home ranches. They are a collaborative, consensus-based group, working on natural resource management and are devoted to sustaining healthy and productive public and private landscapes.



2017 Fallon Bull Sale Consignments are now OPEN

For information, please call the NCA office: 775-738-9214 


Nevada Cattlemen's Association Seeking Nominations for Teacher of the Year

Do you know a teacher who deserves to be recognized for incorporating and teaching about agriculture and ranching? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year.

More information and an application form is available here.


Nominations Sought for 100,000 Mile Club

We are seeking 100,000 Mile Club Nominations! We are looking for Cowboys and Cowgirls who have logged 100,000 miles horseback. This Annual Award will be presented at the Cattlemen’s Banquet during the Annual Convention in Sparks, NV on December 1-3, 2016.

Any Nevada resident who has ridden 100,000 horseback miles is eligible for the 2016 Award and Club membership. Nominations should include a narrative story to chronicle the nominees’ miles through their life horseback. Nominations are open now until November 1, 2016 and may be submitted to the Cattlemen’s office. Please call 775-738-9214 for more information.


Sage Signals


October 2016


  • Sage SignalsPres. David Stix Message
  • Association News

  • BLM-Nevada News

  • NV Farm Bureau

  • NDA: Cattle Theft

  • UNCE: Low Stress Weaning

  • NCBA News

  • NV Beef Council



Available online now and included with the
October 2016 issue of Sage Signals.

2015-2016 NCA Member Directory




Smith Creek Ranch Honored for Stewardship Efforts

DENVER (July 15, 2016) – Smith Creek Ranch, Austin, Nev., was honored as one of six Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) winners during the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting.  CONTINUE READING 



Oversight Hearing on Challenges and Potential Solution for BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Program

Held June 22, 2016


NCA Comments on Sage Grouse “Not Warranted” Listing

The Nevada Cattlemen's Association (NCA) supports the United States Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) recent designation of the Greater Sage Grouse (GRSG) as "not warranted" under the endangered species act of 1973. NCA feels this was the correct designation for the benefit of the Greater Sage Grouse, rural communities and the environment. The designation will hopefully result in the continued trend of positive habitat restoration on more than 17 million acres of habitat in Nevada. The recovery rate of species listed as endangered by USFWS under the ESA to date is poor, to say the least, with less than 1% actually recovering.

Read complete comments HERE



Numbers standing at 65 shot, 10 dead, 55 walking wounded including a 3 month old calf with most of jaw shot off

If you have information please contact the Elko County Sheriff at 775-777-2507 or the Nevada Department of Agriculture Brand Division at 775-738-8076. 

More Details





For details and information about these events, please visit the events page.

September 1

Fallon Bull Sale Consignments Open

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October 6

BLM Targeted Grazing Workshop

Sparks, NV
More info and to register


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October 11-13

Conservation Credit Workshops

Oct. 11: Eureka, NV -  Eureka Opera House
Oct. 12: Elko, NV - Great Basin College, Lundberg Hall #102
Oct. 13: Winnemucca, NV - UNCE Winnemucca Office


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October 24

Teacher of the Year Nomination Deadline

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October 25-26

Pre-convention Committee Meetings for Private Lands, Public Lands, Animal Issues and Legislative Affairs.

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October 25-26

Soils, Ecological Sites & State And Transition Models
Winnemucca, NV

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November 1

100,000 Mile Club Nomination Deadline

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November 30

2017 Fallon Bull Sale Committee
Pre-Sale Meeting
Minden, NV

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December 1-3, 2016

California & Nevada Cattlemen and Cattlewomen Annual Convention

Nugget Casino Resort, Sparks, NV


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February 18, 2017

Fallon Bull Sale

Fallon Livestock Exchange, Fallon, NV

For more information, contact 
NCA office, 775-738-9214, or email.





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