June 2021 Sage Signals

The NCA June update touches on Resiliency for Ranching and Natural Conservation Health Act (RANCH Act);,  the “America the Beautiful” initiative; Nevada’s 81st Legislative Session; along with in-person BQA training, and water quality effects on cattle.

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Cattlemen’s Beef Board Now Accepting Producer Nominations

Interested in helping shape the beef checkoff? Now is your chance to get involved. The USDA Agriculture Marketing Service is seeking nominees for the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board now through June 6, with a seat opening for the Southwest Unit which includes Nevada. The Board is authorized by the Beef Promotion and Research Act of 1985 and is made up of 101 members representing 34 separate states, four units of geographically grouped states and one importer unit. Any beef producer who owns cattle may be nominated. Producers must be nominated by a USDA certified producer organization (Nevada Cattlemen’s Association) and submit a completed application. USDA will select appointees from the nominated producers. Interested Nevada producers should express their interest in serving by reaching out to Martin Paris at [email protected] by June 1. To learn more about the Cattlemen’s Beef Board and being nominated, check out AMS’s Cattlemen’s Beef Board website here

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Stockmanship & Stewardship 2021 — Elko, Nevada

Plan now for the Summer Stockmanship & Stewardship experience in Elko, NV on July 16-17, 2021. This unique two-day educational experience will feature educational programs from both ANCW Women in Ranching Education and Development (WIRED) and NCBA's world renowned stockmanship clinicians. Producers who attend not only receive hands-on training in best management practices to help improve their operation, but also the chance to get BQA certified! 

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Calves at Sunset

Upcoming Events

NVSRM - Nevada Youth Range Camp

June 20-27, 202
Smith Creek Ranch | Central Nevada

NCBA Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show

August 10-12, 2021
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center | Nashville, Tennessee

Nevada Cattlemen's Association Annual Convention & Trade Show

December 9-11, 2021
Elko Convention Center | Elko, Nevada
Boies Family - ESAP Winners

Congratulations to the Boies Family

The Nevada Cattlemen's Association would like to congratulate the Boies family of Wells, Nevada for winning the Region VI National CAttlemen's Beef Association Environmental Stewardship Award

It is a well-deserved recognition and we are very proud of them

Watch the October 20, 2020 NCBA CattlemanToCattlemen to see the Boies operation, along with the operations of all of this year's ESAP winners.