Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium

The Kentucky Beef Network is pleased to announce an educational opportunity for (5) Kentucky high school students. This program is a joint venture with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and their Youth Beef Leadership Symposium. The dates for this program are November 20-22, 2015 and will be held at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln campus.

We are now accepting applications for this program. Students must be high school juniors or seniors. They should have a desire for continuing their education and a strong interest to learn more about the beef cattle industry.

Registration fee, air transportation, meals and lodging costs will be funded through the Kentucky Beef Network grant from the Kentucky Agriculture Development Fund. Adult chaperone(s) will be traveling with the students.

Applications must be postmarked by September 1, 2015. Finalists will be notified to participate in a personal interview. Interviews will take place at the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association office in Lexington.

If scheduling allows participants will visit a feedlot packing plant and feed mill tours in Nebraska ahead of the conference.

Applications can be found on our website at under the NYBLS tab.
If you have questions please contact the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association at 859-278-0899 or

Send applications to the following address:

Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association


176 Pasadena Drive

Lexington, KY 40503

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KCA Membership Incentives

Membership in the Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association is open to any individual or organization that has an interest in the cattle industry of Kentucky. KCA’s funding is generated partly by voluntary dues paid by the over 9,700 members belonging to KCA. There are 99 Cattlemen’s Association Chapters that represent beef producers across the state and serve as a link between local associations and KCA.

The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association is partnering with McBurney Livestock Equipment to award one lucky KCA member with an EASY WAY Cattle Saver. The winner will be announced in August.

By joining or renewing your membership before July 31, 2015 you are automatically entered in to win an EASY WAY Cattle Saver sponsored by McBurney Livestock Equipment. This EASY WAY face fly fighter, mineral feeder and cattle scratcher, aids in the control of face and horn flies, mosquitoes, lice and other pests.

In addition, every KCA member who also joins the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association will be entered in a drawing for a $100 Cabela’s gift card.

Now is the time to join or renew your membership! Join online, by phone or by mail and be a part of this wonderful incentive!

For more information contact Nikki Whitaker, KCA Membership Coordinator
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