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USMEF’s Halstrom to Speak at ACA Convention

Dan Alabama, Beef, Exports/Imports

The 2021 Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention kicks off in Birmingham, and one of the guest speakers for the event is U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) President and CEO, Dan Halstrom. In a pre-convention interview, he told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that despite Covid-19, overall demand and consumption for U.S. beef globally in 2020 was resilient. The ACA Convention runs through Saturday. More information can …

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ACA Promoting Alabama Steak Championship

Dan Alabama, Cattle

A big event is coming to Alabama as the Steak Championship will be held January 16th in Pelham. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Education and Outreach, Ali Cantrell, says it will be held at Oak Mountain State Park. To learn more about Beef Checkoff promotions in Alabama contact the ACA office in Montgomery, or go to their website,


Big Trade Show for 2020 ACA Convention

Taylor Hillman Alabama, Cattle

The 2020 Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show will be held on Feb. 14-15 at the Renaissance Hotel & Montgomery Convention Center in Montgomery. Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) Director of Education and Outreach Ali Cantrell says 85 vendors are signed up for the trade show this year. To learn more, contact the ACA office in Montgomery or go to

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Alabama Cattlemen Ready for Legislative Session

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Legislative

The 2020 Alabama Legislative Session starts Feb. 4, but the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) is already looking ahead to the annual event. ACA Executive Vice President Erin Beasley notes this is why membership in the association is so important. Beasley will be watching the legislative session from the cattle industry perspective. The annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show …

Alabama Legislative Session

New ACA Staff Member Preparing for 2020 SLE Rodeo

Dan Alabama, Cattle

We told you last week that plans are being made for the 2020 Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE) Rodeo coming to Montgomery in March. Last year, the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) hired Lauren Wilson to take over as the new Director of Rodeo Programs. Lauren told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that she is excited to have this position. Tickets are already on sale for the rodeo, …