Young leaders receive inside look at the cattle industry.Future cattle industry leaders broadened their knowledge of the cattle and beef business recently through the 25th annual Young Cattlemen's Conference Tour. Sponsored by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association National Cattlemen's Beef Association or NCBA, an advocacy group for beef producers in the United States, reports that it works "to increase profit opportunities for cattle and beef producers by enhancing the business climate and building consumer demand. , NCBA NCBA National Cattlemen's Beef Association
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NCBA National College of Business and Arts affiliates, Tyson Fresh Meats, Conti Beef and John Deere, the eight-day program offered 42 young cattlemen and women the opportunity to tour the industry's sectors and enhance their leadership skills. The nationwide tour included visits to NCBA headquarters; Magness Farms/ConAgra Better Beef in Greeley, Colo.; Tyson Fresh Meats in Sioux City, Neb.; the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) is the largest futures exchange in the United States and the second largest exchange in the world for the trading of futures and options on futures. ; conferences with retail store and restaurant management; and meetings in Washington, D.C., with the USDA USDA,
n.pr See United States Department of Agriculture. and various congressmen and Hill staffers. "The Young Cattlemen's Conference is an opportunity for us to focus on the future leaders of the industry and build a foundation for grassroots leadership," said NCBA President Jan Lyons, who traveled with the group.