October 2022 Sage Signals

This month's issue of Sage Signals is both a printed and an online issue.  The issue is filled with useful and important information: NCA Convention, Silver State Classic Calf & Yearling Sale, a virtual Stockmanship & Stewardship Event, adn much more.

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87th Nevada Cattlemen's Association Convention & Trade Show

This year's Convention will beheld November 30–December 2, 2022 in Sparks, NV, in conjunction with the California Cattlemen’s Association. As NCA members around the state gather in Sparks, we will celebrate a lifetime of traditions, revise and review policies, and take a chance to enjoy our friends and neighbors. 

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Seeking 100,000 Mile Club Nominations

NCA is looking for cowboys or cowgirls who have logged 100,000 miles horseback. The annual 100,000 Mile Club Award is geared toward any Nevada resident who has ridden 100,000 horseback miles throughout their lifetime. Nominations should include a narrative story to chronicle the nominees' miles through their life horseback. Nominations for the 100,000 Mile Club Award are also open now through November 1, 2022 and may be submitted to the NCA office.

Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Seeking 2022 Teacher of the Year Nominations

The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association has started their annual quest for Teacher of the Year and is asking for your help in soliciting nominations. 

The Teacher of the Year nominations must be an elementary, junior high, or high school teacher who incorporates agriculture into their regular curriculum, current Agricultural Education teachers are not eligible.

For example, a teacher who teaches a one-week segment on agriculture and its importance to Nevada. Nominees may also include teachers considered in previous years but were not selected for the award. The winner of this award will receive a $1000 school supply stipend, donated by Nevada Agriculture Foundation. The award recipient will also be recognized during the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association’s annual awards banquet on December 1st, 2022 in Sparks, NV at the Nugget Casino Resort. 

Nominations must include a completed NCA Teacher of the Year application form. Anyone may submit an application on behalf of a deserving teacher which is available below. Nominations close on November 1, 2022. Completed application forms may be submitted by email to [email protected] with “2022 Teacher of the Year Nomination” in the subject line; forms may be faxed to 775-738-5208; or sent by mail to, “Teacher of the Year Nomination”, C/O Nevada Cattlemen’s Association, P.O. Box 310, Elko, NV 89803.

Please don’t hesitate to call the NCA office at 775-738-9214 or by email at [email protected] for more information.

2022 Teacher of the year application

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Stockmanship & Stewardship

November 1, 2022
7 a.m.-3 p.m. |  www.stockmanshipandstewardship.org

Nominations Due: Teacher of the Year and 100,000 Mile Club

November 1, 2022
NCA Office: Elko, Nevada 

87th Annual NCA Convention & Trade Show

November 30 – December 2, 2022
Nugget Casino Resort| Sparks, Nevada

20th Annual Silver State Classic Calf & Yearling Sale

12:00 p.m  |  December 10, 2022
Fallon Livestock, LLC| 2055 Trento Lane, Fallon, Nevada