Best of the Breed winners claim cash
The largest purse ever put up for a beef carcass value contest—a total of $244,500—was awarded Jan. 29 to 26 Angus producers and feeders at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association 2003 Cattle Industry Annual Convention and Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn.

The National Cattlewoman of the Year Award was presented to Mary Henzel

Nebraska's Kelly Ranch wins the Environmental Stewardship Award
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An ANCW special recognition award was given to Katherine Trent, director of agriculture relations for Altria

Mike Byrne was awarded the Trailblazer Award preseneted by BEEF magazine

Topper Thorpe presented with the Ladd Hitch Award

J.D. Fitzpatrick recognized as champion recruiter

Alyssa Irlbeck chosen as this year's top Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc./NCF Beef Industry Scholarship Winner

David Wood wins No Boundaries: Beef Industry Vision Award®

Jed Evjene, Two Dot, Mont., is the recipient of the Max Deets Scholarship

Penn State Wins Quiz Bowl championship