Cowboy Up! in Denver
Cowboy Up! is the theme for the 2006 Cattle Industry Annual Convention & Trade Show, Feb. 1-4 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo. The largest cattlemen’s meeting of its kind in the United States, the convention will feature joint and individual meetings by five industry organizations, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB), the American National CattleWomen Inc. (ANCW), Cattle-Fax and the National Cattlemen’s Foundation (NCF).
More than 250 exhibitors are expected to participate in the largest beef cattle industry trade show in the country. Exhibitors at the NCBA Trade Show will represent animal health, animal identification (ID), farm and livestock equipment, feed, fencing, finance, seed and pest control, beef industry publications, and much more. Company representatives and industry experts will be on hand to introduce new products and share technical expertise to help cattlemen address the toughest ranching challenges. Click here to see highlights of the trade show during or after the convention.
The Cattlemen’s College® will help kick off the 2006 Cattle Industry Convention Wednesday, Feb. 1, with a full day of educational programming targeted toward today’s producer. This year’s college, which will be at the National Western Complex, will have a new look this year. The program is a more hands-on, demonstration-type venue, focused on cattle handling, animal ID and other topics.
Thursday’s Opening General Session will feature a presentation by Barry Asmus, who speaks, testifies, writes and consults on political and business issues facing America.
Visit the schedule for a full rundown of general sessions, industry forums, regional caucuses, council meetings, subcommittee and committee meetings, the CBB meeting and NCBA Board of Directors meeting. The business portion of the convention will conclude Saturday with the NCBA Annual Membership Meeting, where decisions are made for the future direction of the industry.
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