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NRCS Part of Independent Cattlemen’s Association Annual Convention and Tra

NRCS Part of Independent Cattlemen�s Association Annual Convention and Tradeshow

Story by Beverly Moseley

Beef producers gathered recently in College Station to attend the 36th Annual Independent Cattlemen�s Association of Texas convention and trade show.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service was one of more than 50 exhibitors at the annual event�s tradeshow. Attendees had an opportunity to learn more about web soil survey through hands-on demonstrations and programs offered through the 2008 Farm Bill.

Sessions during the three day conference included topics such as assisting with difficult calving and beef cattle nutrition. General sessions included Gene Stallings, former football coach for Texas A&M University, a Texas Beef Council update from Richard Wortham, executive vice president of the council, along with a cattle market outlook presented by David Anderson, a Texas AgriLife Extension economist and a National Cattlemen�s Beef Association update given by Bob McCann, NCBA policy division vice chair.

During the association�s annual board of directors meeting, Bill Hyman, executive director of Independent Cattlemen�s Association, recognized NRCS� 75th anniversary with a resolution which was presented to Don Gohmert, Texas state conservationist.

Attendees at the 36th Annual Independent Cattlemen�s Association of Texas convention and trade show had an opportunity to learn more about web soil survey through hands-on demonstrations.

Independent Cattlemen�s Association president Rosalee Coleman presents Don Gohmert, NRCS state conservationist, with a resolution recognizing the agency�s 75th anniversary.

Attendees at the 36th Annual Independent Cattlemen�s Association of Texas convention and trade show had an opportunity to learn more about web soil survey through hands-on demonstrations.

Independent Cattlemen�s Association president Rosalee Coleman presents Don Gohmert, NRCS state conservationist, with a resolution recognizing the agency�s 75th anniversary.