Head to Lincoln, Neb., for a Cattlemen’s Boot Camp

Farm Forum

Cattle producers, mark your calendars. A Cattlemen’s Boot Camp will be hosted Sept. 21-22 at the Animal Science Complex on the University of Nebraska’s East Campus in Lincoln, Neb.

The educational event will be hosted jointly by the American Angus Association and the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL), and will provide purebred and commercial cattle producers with timely information presented by academic and industry professionals.

Register online at, or download and send your application by mail before Aug. 15 to ensure you don’t miss all that this event has to offer.

“The Cattlemen’s Boot Camp workshop is a great event for cattle producers across the country,” says Jaclyn Clark, Association director of events and education. “The workshop offers industry-specific information from speakers and research that will offer insight into the beef business for both seedstock and commercial producers.”

Generously funded by the Angus Foundation, the Cattlemen’s Boot Camp is open to all cattle producers and features two days of educational speakers and workshops, and hands-on activities to help cattlemen and cattlewomen improve their herd operations. Attendees will look forward to hearing from industry professionals on a market outlook, range and crop management tips, updates on carcass trends and information on bull selection, source verification, genetic improvement, and general herd management.

Registration is $75 per person, and includes meals and educational materials. Registration forms are due Aug. 15 and can be submitted online or mailed to Jaclyn Clark at the American Angus Association, 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506. Late and walk-in registrations will not be accepted.

A block of hotel rooms are reserved at the Holiday Inn located at 141 N. Ninth St. in Lincoln, Neb., for $119 plus tax until Sept. 1.