March 2023 Sage Signals

March is an online only edition. Along with the March NCA Roundup, learn which Nevada Ranch received Regional Environmental Stewardship Award! Plus the sale report for the Inaugural Great Basin Bull Sale Report, and much more.

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NCA's Two 2023 Scholarship Opportunities

Applications are due April 3, 2023. The Nevada Cattlemen's Association is again 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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NCA Membership Reminder

If you have not renewed your 2022-2023 NCA Membership, your current membership benefits, including Sage Signals, will expire on June 1st, 2023. Membership renewals can now be completed online.

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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 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

Nevada CattleWomen WIRED/Region VI Meetings

March 23-25, 2023
Rafter 3 C Arena | Fallon, Nevada

NCA and Marvel/Andrae Scholarship Applications Deadline

April 3, 2023
NCA Office | Elko, Nevada

Public Lands Council Legislative Conference

April 24-25, 2023
Washingtion, D.C.

NCA 2023 Teacher of the Year Nomination Deadline

June 16, 2023
Nomination Form available above.