February 2023 Sage Signals

Another great issue: Scholarships and Teacher of Year, Ellison Ranching, Bull Sales - Bull Sales - and more Bull Sales, and so much more! 

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NCA's Two 2023 Scholarship Opportunities

Applications are due April 3, 2023. The Nevada Cattlemen's Association will again be offering two scholarships: The $1,500 NCA Scholarship and the $2,000 Marvel/Andrae Scholarship. Click below for eligibility requirements and application forms.

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Inaugural Great Basin Bull Sale: February 18, 2023

The inaugural Great Basin bull sale will be held on February 18th at the brand-new Rafter 3C arena in Fallon Nevada. The sale has 170 bulls consigned in two divisions.  For more information, see page 7 of January Sage Signals and click below.

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Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Seeking 2023 Teacher of the Year Nominations

The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association has started their annual quest for Teacher of the Year candidates and are asking for your help in soliciting nominations.  The deadline for submitting nominations is June 16th, 2023. 

 Nominees must be an elementary, junior high, or high school teacher who incorporates agriculture into their regular curriculum. For example, a teacher who teaches a one-week segment on agriculture and its importance to Nevada. Current Agricultural Education teachers are not eligible. 

Nominees may also include teachers considered in previous years but were not selected for the award. Nominations must include a completed NCA Teacher of the Year Application Form and an attached essay describing why the teacher is being nominated. 

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 November 18th, 2023, in Winnemucca, NV at the Winnemucca Convention Center.

Anyone may submit a nomination form which is available at www.nevadacattlemen.org. For any questions, please contact the NCA office at 775-738-9214. Nominations may be submitted by email to [email protected] with “2023 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.

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Upcoming Events

Great Basin Bull Sale

February 18, 2023
3C Event Complex| Fallon, Nevada

NCA and Marvel/Andrae Scholarship Applications Due

April 3, 2023
NCA Office: Elko, Nevada

NCA 88th Annual Convention

November 16–18, 2023
Winnemucca Convention Center| Winnemucca, Nevada