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ACA President Wants More Youth Involved in Association

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The 76th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show wrapped up Saturday night in Birmingham. That’s when Jack Batts officially handed the gavel to new president Chris Langley from Chambers County. Langley told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman he would like to see membership numbers rise and even more youth involved in the association.

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Smith Speaks to Alabama Cattlemen

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Today is the final day of the 76th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Convention and Trade Show at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham. One of the speakers yesterday was new President-Elect of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Marty Smith from Florida. Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman talked with him. The sold-out trade show is open today from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended February 15, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended February 15, 2019, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,300 head compared to 12,321 last week and …

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Summary of the 2018-19 Florida Bull Test & Bull Sale

Dan Cattle, Florida

The 2018-19 Florida Bull Test Sale was held last month at the University of Florida, North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Marianna. And according to Beef Nutrition Specialist Nicolas DiLorenzo, they had an excellent turnout and a very dynamic sale of 59 bulls from 4 different breeds. And despite the impact of Hurricane Michael on NFREC facilities and the community, the …

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Batts Honored to Serve as ACA President

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The 76th Annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Convention and Trade Show is underway at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham. The trade show officially opens this afternoon and various topics at the Cattlemen’s College are being discussed. But tomorrow night, Jack Batts from Limestone County will see his year as ACA president come to an end. He told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman …

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BQA Online Certifications Reach Major Milestone

Dan Beef, Cattle

We told you a few weeks ago that more than 50,000 cattle producers had been certified through the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program’s online learning system. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Executive Director of Producer Education, Josh White, said all of that has happened since this was first offered back in February 2017.