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Developing Future Leaders of Iowa's Beef Industry

Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Release Date: 10/08/2021

57 days until the Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show! show art 57 days until the Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show!

Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

It's full steam ahead at the Iowa Cattle Industry Headquarters. Now that our Regional BeefMeets are behind us, we are shifting gears to the Iowa Governor's Charity Steer Show (GCSS). Learn about the history behind this event, which kicked off 40 years ago. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Iowa's cattle industry is hoping to raise $400,000 for the 40th anniversary. More about this year's show can be found at:  . 

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

The Iowa Cattlemen's Association (ICA) will be travelling to four locations across the state to gather grassroots input from producer members. BeefMeets include education on policy and production, industry updates, a tradeshow and meal. These events are FREE to ICA members. Join us for one of the following: SW Region BeefMeet | Tuesday, June 7 Adair County 4-H & FFA Building 900 NE Elm St. Greenfield, IA 50849 NW Region BeefMeet | Thursday, June 9 Marcus Community Center 319 N Main St. Marcus, IA 51035 NE Region BeefMeet | Tuesday, June 14 CJ Farms Inc. 2424 10th St. Lamont, IA 50650 SE...

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

The Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen's Association work collectively to support the success of beef producers in the state. In this week's episode of "At the Gate," Rex Hoppes shares how the Iowa Beef Industry Council is: Expanding consumer demand for beef Strengthening beef's position in the global marketplace Improving producer profitability An Iowa Beef Industry Council representative will be present at each ICA BeefMeet. Register for a BeefMeet near you by calling (515) 296-2266.

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

The Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen's Assocation this week recognized The Flying Elbow, of Marshalltown, for Iowa's Best Burger in 2022. Learn more about the locally-owned restaurant that has been serving burgers for just six months. 

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

The Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen's Assocation this week recognized The Flying Elbow, of Marshalltown, for Iowa's Best Burger in 2022. Learn more about the locally-owned restaurant that has been grilling smashburgers for just six months. 

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Denise Schwab, Northeast Iowa Extension Beef Specialist, joins us on "At the Gate" to discuss annual forages. Schwab encourages producers to weatherproof their grazing systems, in an effort to maximize those acres well into the fall.  *Note: This episode is sponsored by Lactipro, offered by MS Biotec. Learn how more about how Lactipro can maximize efficiency on your operation by visiting: https://bit.ly/37AaOBS.

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

It's bull sale season! We invite you to join us for an upcoming ICA 'Symbol of Excellence' Sale. We will be selling yearling bulls and replacement heifers at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 8 at the Tama Livestock Auction. On Friday, April 22, we will have another outstanding group of yearling bulls available through the Humeston Livestock Exchange Patrick Wall, Iowa State University Extension beef specialist, shares how to find your next herd bull in today's "variable" market. Wall also encourages producers to "buy the bull you need instead of the bull you want."  *Note: This episode is...

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Segment 1: The Iowa Cattlemen's Association is proud to support Iowa's Best Burger Contest. This year's contest is well underway, and the Top 10 restaurants have been chosen. Kylie Peterson, of Iowa Beef Industry Council, shares how you can be a part of the contest.  Segment 2: Weather is great for small talk, but it greatly affects livestock farmers' day-to-day operations. Within the past couple of weeks, Iowa has received multiple rainfall events. Will the forecast remain wet heading into spring? Justin Glisan, State Climatologist of Iowa, speaks to what lies ahead.

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

The Iowa Cattlemen's Asssociation (ICA) looks forward to hosting three 'Symbol of Excellence' Sales in March and April.  Our first sale will be at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at the Bloomfield Livestock Market. Click here for event details: Hear directly from Matt Deppe, ICA CEO, and Skylar Brittain, ICA Bull and Heifer Evaluation Program (BHEP) Coordinator, about this year's performance offerings.  

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Iowa Cattlemen's Podcast

Iowa Cattlemen's Association members effectively represented Iowa's beef business on Wednesday, during Cattlemen at the Capitol. We caught up with our regional vice presidents: Scott Niess, representing northeast Iowa, Justin Rowe, representing southwest Iowa, and Craig Moss, representing northwest Iowa. The ICA leaders give a brief overview of our legislative priorities and speak to the importance of being involved in the grassroots policy process.

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The Iowa Cattlemen's Association is currently taking applications for the Iowa Cattlemen's Leadership Program (ICLP), formerly known as the Young Cattlemen's Leadership Program. Jennifer Carrico, Southwest Iowa membership coordinator, speaks with previous program participants: Justin Robbins (2014), Clara Lauritsen (2017), and Dave Olson (2019). Each individual speaks to his or her experience and encourages you to apply for the 2022 ICLP class before November 15, 2021.