Sandhills Cattle Association Convention at Thedford
Monday, 14 May 2012 09:49
The Sandhills Cattle Association will hold its 73rd Annual Convention on Thursday, May 24 at the Thomas County Fairgrounds near Thedford. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. (CDT) and the convention is open to all interested cattle producers whether or not they are members of the Association.
Leading off the program at 10:00 a.m., will be Bethany Johnston and Jay Jenkins. These two UNL Extension Educators will demonstrate the “Chuck Roll Beef Value Cuts.”
At 11:00 a.m., Ty E. Lawrence, an Associate Professor of Animal Science at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, will present “Beef Production Beyond the Ranch and Feedlot.” His research activities focus on improving the yield and quality of red meat products.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. followed by the Association’s annual business meeting. Members will elect officers and for the 2012-13 year and five directors to serve on the Board of Directors.
Leading off the afternoon presentations at 2 p.m. will be Roy Schnell, DVM. He will demonstrate acupuncture and chiropractic techniques that can be used on horses and cattle.
Mike Kesselring wraps up the day’s presentations on a light note asking “Can You Work with Your Wife and Still Sleep with Her?” He is a co-owner of the family business, High Plains Homestead.
Registration fees for convention are $30 for SCA members and $45 for non-members. Rates increase after May 15.
The day before convention, Wednesday, May 23, the 15th Annual Sandhills Cattle Association Golf Classic will be held at the Thedford Golf Course. The 4-person scramble will tee off at 11:00 a.m. (CDT) with a shotgun start. The Sandhills Cattle Association’s Golf Classic is a fund raising event for the Association. Monies raised will be used for Sandhills Cattle Association’s promotional and educational programs.
A registration form with a detailed schedule is available by contacting the Sandhills Cattle Association office at 402-376-2310.