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Alabama Cattlemen’s Association YCLP Class Holds Reunion

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The Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) continues to cultivate future leaders through the Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Program (YCLP). It is funded in part by the Alabama State Beef Checkoff. YCLP Class 9 is underway, but this past weekend, some past class members were able to get together. ACA Director of Field Services Morgan Desselle says they held a reunion. More information can be found on the ACA …

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Beef Checkoff Meeting in Alabama This Week

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Beef, Cattle

A meeting of the Beef Checkoff Council in Alabama will take place this week. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says discussions will be held on both the state and national Beef Checkoff programs. For more information about the Beef Checkoff program in Alabama, contact the ACA office in Montgomery at 334-265-1867.

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Alabama Cattlemen’s Association YCLP Class 9 Underway

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Cattle

Back in January we told you the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) was accepting applications for Class 9 of their Young Cattlemen’s Leadership Program (YCLP), which is funded in part by the Alabama State Beef Checkoff. ACA Executive Vice President Erin Beasley told us this week, the participants were chosen and the class is underway. For more information about the YCLP program …

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New Campaign Underway to Promote Alabama Agriculture

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Many agricultural groups in Alabama have come together to promote a campaign showing how farmers in the state work hard to produce healthy and sustainable products. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Director of Communications, Kayla Greer, explains what took place during the kickoff event for this campaign. Greer, who is co-chair of the Down To Earth promotion, explains what this new yearlong public education campaign is …

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Good Alabama Legislative Session for Agriculture

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Legislative

The 2022 Alabama Legislative Session wrapped up last week in Montgomery. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President Erin Beasley says it was a good session for agriculture. The session was scheduled to end by April 25th, but lawmakers were able to get the business of the state taken care of much quicker this year. For more information, contact Beasley at the …

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Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation to Present Scholarships

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Education

Every year the Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation (ACF) awards scholarship money to Alabama youth. And according to Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, more recipients will be awarded this week. The Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation operates as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation which serves to engage in educational and scientific activities to improve the beef cattle industry in the state and educate youth …

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Alabama Beef Programs Discussed with the Grocery Industry

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Beef, Cattle

Many from Alabama are representing cattle producers across the state this week at the 2022 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Houston, Texas. One of those attending is Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Education and Outreach, Ali Cantrell. While at the event, she plans to pick up the latest information to bring back to Alabama. But last week, she …

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Register Now for 2022 Alabama Cattlemen’s Convention

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The 2022 Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show will be held March 4-5 in Mobile. And while that’s still a month and a half away, ACA Executive Vice President Erin Beasley is encouraging producers who want to attend to register now as their hotel block is filling up. More information is available on the ACA website.

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Various Issues for Alabama Legislators to Discuss

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Alabama Legislators will all be back in Montgomery next week for the start of the 2022 Alabama Legislative Session. The official session starts Tuesday, January 11th. And Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Executive Vice President, Erin Beasley, says they will be focusing on the issues important to them. The 2022 Alabama Legislative Session is scheduled to end by April 25th.