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— SEPTEMBER 2014 —

September 16, 2014

Recreationists are invited to voice their opinion on the benefits of Wilderness Study areas

5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Pizza Barn in Elko, NV. This is the 4th of a set of information gathering sessions and more information may be found here.


September 17, 2014

CattleFax Trends+ Webinar

5:30 p.m. MT. Registration is now open. Elanco Animal Health is sponsoring the webinar – making it free for all cattle and beef producers to attend. Previous Trends+ webinars have attracted nearly 1,500 cow-calf producers, stockers and backgrounders over the past year. The one-hour webinar will help attendees understand how to navigate through the next six to 12 months of market activity, and gain CattleFax's insight on the market trends that will have the biggest influence on profitability over the next few years. To participate in the seminar and access program details, producers and industry leaders simply need to register online here.


September 18, 2014

Northeast Nevada Sage Grouse enthusiasts (Stewardship Alliance of Northeast Elko County) Meeting

12:00–2:00 p.m. at the US Forest Service Conference room, 5 Last Chance Rd, Elko, NV 89801. Contact Larry Hyslop, hyslop.nv at gmail.com for details.


September 19-20, 2014

Carlin Smokin' Hot Chili CookOff

Sponsored by City of Carlin. Held at Carlin Equestrian Park,
2025 Carlin Trend Drive, Carlin, NV 89822. Contact City of Carlin 775-784-6354. See details at www.cityofcarlin.com and www.carlinchilicookoff.com.


September 20, 2014:

CABNR Main Station Field Lab Field Day

9am to 2pm, open to the public and admission and parking are free. Theme is "Feed the World, Protect the Planet" with special focus on the areas of Drought, Nutrition, Fire, and Local Foods. For general attendance registration and for additional information on planned activities, please visit http://www.ag.unr.edu/fieldday/.


September 24, 2014

Catalog Deadline, Western Video Market Sale

Shasta Livestock Auction, Cottonwood, CA. (530)-347-3793, wvmcattle.com


— OCTOBER 2014 —

October 3, 2014

Western Video Market Sale

Shasta Livestock Auction, Cottonwood, CA. (530)-347-3793, wvmcattle.com


October 6, 2014

National Cattlemen's Beef Association reservations begin for the 2015 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

Convention and Trade Show: February 4-7, 2015, San Antonio, Texas. Visit www.beefusa.org for more details.


October 16-17, 2014

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.

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.

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.

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.


October 20, 2014

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 is http://ditchtherule.fb.org/ Pictures, information, help to submit comments. Sponsored by American Farm Bureau.


October 22-23, 2014

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).


October 30 – November 2, 2014

WSRRA Finals, with Women's Divisions!

Winnemucca, NV. See www.wsrra.org for details.


October 31, 2014

Nevada Day ( Happy 150th ), Halloween


— NOVEMBER 2014 —

November 4, 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!


November 3-5, 2014

Nevada Cattlemen's Association 2014 Annual Convention!

Elko Nevada. Contact Sharon McKnight at 775-738-9214 or smcknight@nevadabeef.org or our Convention Page


November 7, 2014

Western Video Market Sale

Shasta Livestock Auction, Cottonwood, CA.


November 13, 2014

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/.


November 13-15, 2014

Nevada Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Reno, NV. Check http://nvfb.org/annual_meeting/ for agenda and details.


November 27, 2014


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


— DECEMBER 2014 —


December 4-13, 2014:

National Finals Rodeo

Las Vegas, NV.


December 6, 2014

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.


— JANUARY 2015 —


January 22-24, 2014

Nevada Small Farm Conference

Sparks, NV,
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

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.