Listening & Learning Industry Session Recap & Videos
The second AICA Listening & Learning Industry Session was held July 14, 2018 at Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Va. Charolais producers and industry stakeholders listened to presentations on adding value to Charolais influenced feeder cattle, bull selection, maternal heterosis, performance and genomics and the AICA WHR Program. Session recaps and full length videos are available here.
2018 Junior National Show & Leadership Conference Results
Juniors from coast to coast traveled to Des Moines, Iowa, June 17-22 for the 2018 AIJCA Junior National Show & Leadership Conference.
More than 450 cattle entries were exhibited by junior members from 25 states and $45,000+ in AIJCF scholarships were awarded. Congratulations to all of our Charolais youth and their families. Thank you to the Iowa Planning Committee and all of our sponsors that made the week possible! Click here to view Marked Show Programs, Press Releases and Photos
AICA Sire Selector Tool
Learn how to utilize the AICA Sire Selector Tool by viewing this instructional video. Brett Spader of the National Center for Beef Excellence will discuss the valuable ways to utilize the AICA Sire/Dam selector to identify genetics according to EPDs, TSI index and additional search parameters at the Commercial Committee Meeting during the Spring AICA Meetings at Harrah’s North Kansas City, March 26. Click here to use the AICA Sire Selector.
Collect Seasons of Charolais Prints: White on White, Maternal Pride and Call to the Herd
Limited edition of 100 prints. Image area of 14.5” x 18.5,” ideal for 20” x 24” frame. $150/print payable to AIJCA, includes shipping. Proceeds benefit the American Charolais Foundation – Youth & Education. Contact Kaitlyn Chism to order. 816-464-2474 ext. 201 firstname.lastname@example.org
CHAROLAIS—VALUE, VERSATILITY & PROFITABILITY
Charolais breeders have done a great job of creating cattle with the genetic potential to get big and put on pounds. That’s good for us. We’re in the business of selling beef!” Todd Sigmon, operations manager for Dinklage Feedyards in Nebraska and Colorado, depends on Charolais and Charolais-cross cattle.