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November 2023

The official newsletter of Kentucky's Beef Industry

2024 KCA Convention Registration is now open! Visit our website at https://www.kycattle.org/convention.html for more information.

We hope to see you there!

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KCA Staff Attend NIAA Antibiotics Symposium

Dave Maples and Bradon Burks attended the 13th Annual NIAA Antibiotics Symposium in Atlanta, GA. Bradon Burks, KBC Director of Education, was on the planning committee for this symposium and moderated a panel discussion on antibiotic stewardship.

Become a Beef Spokesperson

The Beef Checkoff-funded Trailblazers program is seeking applications for its next class of beef advocates. Trailblazers, developed by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, takes advocacy to the next level by giving participants the tools and training they need to promote beef to new audiences while addressing and correcting myths.

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Farm Credit Mid-America Student Scholarships

Farm Credit Mid-America is now accepting applications for its Customer Scholarship and Farm Credit Mid-America Scholars programs. Children or grandchildren of Farm Credit Mid-America customers as well as college students who plan to pursue a career in agriculture are encouraged to apply. Scholarship recipients are chosen based on academic performance, leadership qualities, community involvement and passion for promoting and being part of the future of agriculture.

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Eden Shale Update

October 17, 2023 - "We weaned our calves on September 26th, which was about three weeks later than we had been previously weaning. However, this was when the sign was right to do the weaning. Does the sign have any bearing at all on how things go?"

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Click here to join or renew your membership today!

Membership in the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association is open to any individual or organization that has an interest in the cattle industry of Kentucky. KCA’s funding is generated partly by voluntary dues paid by the over 11,000 members belonging to KCA. There are 99 Cattlemen’s Association Chapters that represent beef producers across the state and serve as a link between local associations and KCA.

For more information, contact Rachel Cain, KCA Membership and Communications Coordinator.

Retail Insights

What's happening with Beef at Retail?

These monthly articles leverage scanner data and other sources to inform retailers and other channel audiences on key beef industry trends and measures at retail. The topics may vary by month. We welcome your feedback, and if you are interested in a specific topic, please let us know by contacting BeefNewsNow@beef.org


Read past issues of The Kentucky Cattleman Newsletter:

August 2023
Sept 2023
Oct 2023

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