— OCTOBER 2014 —

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association reservations begin

for the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show, February 4-7, 2015, San Antonio, Texas.

Visit www.beefusa.org for more details.

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Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Northeastern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council (RAC)

9 a.m., Elko District Office, 3900 E. Idaho St., Elko, NV. Contact: Chris Rose, 775-861-6480, crose@blm.gov The RAC advises and makes recommendations to the BLM on public land management. Agenda items will include, but are not limited to, the Standards and Guidelines for grazing and wild horses and a working session on the RAC’s wild horse and burro program recommendation. The meetings are open to the public and provide the public an opportunity to make comments to the citizen-based council. A public comment period is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend and provide comment. Written comments can also be submitted to the RAC Coordinator, Chris Rose, at the Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd, Reno, NV 89502. The agenda is available online at http://on.doi.gov/YVOc5j.

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Nevada Cattlemen’s Committees Pre-convention Meetings

To review expiring resolutions and draft new ones prior to our annual meeting All NCA members are welcome and are encouraged to participate.

  1. ANIMAL ISSUES: Will begin at 9:00am, October 16 at the American Ag Credit Conference room, 978 Commercial St, Elko, NV 89801. Boyd Spratling, Chair.
  2. PRIVATE LANDS, LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS: will follow the Animal Issues Committee Meeting in the same conference room at American Ag Credit. Craig Spratling and Neil McQueary respective Chairs.
  3. PUBLIC LANDS: Will begin at 9:00am, October 17 at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds Extension Office, 1000 Fairgrounds Rd, Winnemucca, NV 89445. Ron Cerri and J.J. Goicoechea Co-Chairs.

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Stewardship Alliance of Northeast Elko County (SANE) sponsored
Facilitator Training Workshop

Designed to help leaders learn to improve their collaboration and facilitation techniques. The Workshop will be in Elko, NV. Exact location and other details will be available in September. At least 15 must be registered to hold a class but participation is limited to around 30 people. There is no cost but registration is required ASAP to Mike Lunn (Sustainable Solutions mlunn1128@hotmail.com 541-480-7970).

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Western States Ranch Rodeo Association (WSRRA) National Finals

Winnemucca, NV – 41 open Teams, 15 Women’s Teams, top 15 Ranch Bronc Riders, Women’s Steer Stoppers, Cow Dog Challenge. Recording artist Joni Harms, Rodeo Clown Tuffy Gessling – “Wilder than the Rest!” Find them on Facebook for more information or call 916-296-2326, or email: info@wsrra.org.

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Nevada Day ( Happy 150th )

Halloween

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— NOVEMBER 2014 —

Election Day

Mid-Term Elections for Federal Offices; Elections for local City & County Officials; Elections for Assemblypersons. GET OUT AND VOTE! TAKE YOUR NEIGHBORS!

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Nevada Cattlemen’s Association 2014 Annual Convention!

Elko Convention Center, Elko, NV. See our Convention Page on the website for detailed information. www.nevadacattlemen.org

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Western Video Market Sale

Shasta Livestock Auction, Cottonwood, CA.

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NV Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting

Fallon Convention Center, to be followed by a Conservation District Leadership Training Workshop, November 14. All CDs must have a voting delegate at the Nov. 13th business. Contact President Jake Tibbitts at (775) 237-6010 or natresmgr@eurekanv.org. See hotels list with NvACD negotiated special rates.

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First Annual Governor’s Conference on Agriculture

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, co-sponsored by Governor Brian Sandoval in cooperation with the Nevada Department of Agriculture. Additional information can be found as it unfolds at http://agri.nv.gov/governorsconference/.

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Nevada Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Reno, NV

Check http://nvfb.org/annual_meeting/ for agenda and details.

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Deadline for submitting Comments to the EPA

There are several websites to use that provide background information and a simple method to get your comments submitted. http://www.beefusa.org/ “Waters of the U.S.” button on homepage offer information and help to submit comments now. Sponsored by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Another ishttp://ditchtherule.fb.org/ Pictures, information, help to submit comments. Sponsored by American Farm Bureau.

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Conservation District Leadership Development Workshop

Fallon Convention Center, following the NvACD meeting, Nov. 12-13. Requires a separate registration (through Fred Steinmann) and is not included in the NvACD Annual Meeting registration. Hope to see many CDs at this important training workshop.

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Thanksgiving

Even with all our Challenges & Opportunities, we still have a lot to be thankful.

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— DECEMBER 2014 —

Western Video Market Sale

Silver Legacy, Reno, NV

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National Finals Rodeo

Las Vegas, NV.

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Commercial Berry Production Workshop

Sponsored by Western Nevada Specialty Crop Institute.
Contact Ann Louhela 775-423-7565 ext 2260,
by email at 
ann.louhela@wnc.edu, or visit the website at www.wnc.edu/sci for details.

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— JANUARY 2015 —

Western Video Market Sale

Cottonwood, CA

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Nevada Small Farm Conference

Sparks, NV, 
Sponsored by Western Nevada Specialty Crop Institute.
Contact Ann Louhela 775-423-7565 ext 2260, or visit the website at 
www.wnc.edu/sci for details

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Western Video Market Sale

Red Bluff, CA

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— FEBRUARY 2015 —

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
2015 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

San Antonio, Texas

Visit www.beefusa.org for more details.

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Nevada Cattlemen’s Association

Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale

Fallon, Nevada

EVERY Tuesday:


Fallon Livestock Exchange Sale

2055 Trento Lane, 6 mi. west of Fallon, NV. Monte Bruck, Manager 775-867-2020, Fax 775-867-2021. www.fallonlivestock.com


 

EVERY Wednesday:


Nevada Livestock Marketing, LLC Sale

1025 Allen Rd., Fallon, NV 89406. Small Barn starts at 10:30 am; Butcher Cows at 11:00 am; Feeders at 1:00 pm all PDT. Consignors contact Jack Payne 775-217-9273 or 775-225-8889. Contact Sale Yard 775-423-7760 or check out website for upcoming feeder sale date: www.nevadalivestock.us.

Café is OPEN on Sale Days – Homestyle Burgers! Yum! Yum!


 

EVERY Friday:


Superior Livestock Auction

Contact Nevada Representative Allie Bear 775-738-8534 or www.superiorlivestock.com for details.


 THIRD Saturday of Month:


Cowboy Church

1035 Cornell Ave., Lovelock, NV. Old Variety Store. Harmony Ranch Ministry, Tom and Diana Gonzalez. Call 775-867-3100 or 775-426-1107 or email threecrossls@cccomm.net.