Animal Nutritional Solutions at Alltech

Jamie Johansen

The 2013 NCBA Trade Show brought industry leaders together to share their latest in agriculture research and technology during the Cattle Industry Convention. Like always, Alltech had a constant crowd gathered to here their newest techniques in agriculture nutrition and technology. I spoke with Jim Bannerman, National Accounts Manager with Alltech, and he shared their focus for 2013. “We always …

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NCBA’s Work In Washington

Jamie Johansen

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is hard at work advocating for beef producers year-round, but during the Cattle Industry Convention they get to hear with cattlemen and women from across the country. During this year’s event I talked with Colin Woodall, Vice President of Government Affairs for NCBA. To start off our chat I asked him about some of the …

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2013 CIC – Education, Engagement & Entertainment

Jamie Johansen

Education, engagement and entertainment were the focus to this year’s Cattle Industry Convention in sunny Tampa, Fl. Cattlemen and women gathered to gain knowledge, network with fellow producers and take in some sights along the way. Forrest Roberts, CEO of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, shared with me highlights for members who attended this year’s convention, NCBA’s priorities for 2013 …

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Meet NCBA President-Elect Scott George

Jamie Johansen

During the second general session at the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention, NCBA President-Elect, Scott George, made a huge product announcement for Apple. Keeping up with the pirate themed event, Scott introduced the iPatch and the trend is quickly catching on. The passing of the gavel takes place tomorrow as current NCBA President J.D. Alexander hands over the reins to Scott …

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Centuries of Cattle Ranching Captured

Jamie Johansen

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association has welcomed cattlemen and women from across the country this week at the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show with warm sunshine and a great sense of hospitality. Florida is celebrating 500 years of agriculture and beef production has a rich history here in the Sunshine State. The Florida Cattlemen’s Foundation has created a …

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Opening Session Remarks From NCBA President

Jamie Johansen

NCBA President J.D. Alexander took the stage last night during the opening session of the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention and used the Beach Boys concert as an excuse to pull out the floral print. This Nebraskan cattlemen has traveled across the country in the past year and shared how honored he is to have the opportunity to represent cattlemen and …

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NCBA Sustainability Press Conference

Jamie Johansen

During the 2013 Cattle Industry Convention today NCBA held a press conference to announce the preliminary results of the Beef Industry Sustainability Assessment. Dr. Kim Stackhouse, NCBA Director of Sustainability, shared how the beef checkoff-funded assessment is a holistic look at the entire beef value chain. This is the first time any food value chain has ever documented the economic, …

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Pre-Conference Tour Highlights at CIC

Jamie Johansen

The opening general session and trade show may not open until later today, but that doesn’t mean cattlemen and women from across the county haven’t already put their ‘Boots on the Bay.’ The 2013 Cattle Industry Pre-Convention Agricultural Tour, sponsored by SFP, took place earlier this week in the sunny state of Florida. Participants on the tour visited the Florida …

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