Current Events

Listening & Learning Industry Session

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Virginia Tech University, Alphin Stuart Livestock Arena, Blacksburg, VA

No Registration Fee: Pre-Registration required for planning. Please RSVP to the National Center for Beef Excellence – brett@beefcenter.org

Host Hotel Information: Microtel Inn & Suites, 135 Ponderosa Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073
Call: (540) 381-0500 Ask for the AICA Charolais Block. Block closes July 1.

Segment 1— Finding added value for Charolais-influenced feeder cattle in the Southeastern U.S.
Austin Paul, Eugene Barber & Sons, Lexington, KY

Segment 2—
Opportunities in value-based feeder cattle marketing & beef industry trends
Brian Bertelsen, Vice President Field Operations, U. S. Premium Beef, Dodge City, KS

Segment 3—
Bull Buying Selection Guide for Cow/Calf Operations
Dr. Bain Wilson, Virginia Tech Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences

Segment 4—
The importance of individual performance data in a genomic world
Dr. Sally Northcutt, AICA Breed Improvement Consultant, St. Joseph, MO

Segment 5—
How to collect and input performance data for Whole Herd Reporting
Maggie Smithee, AICA Assistant Recording Secretary, Kansas City, MO

Segment 6—
Judging Contest
VTU & AICA Staff


For Additional Information & RSVP–
The National Center for Beef Excellence
Brett Spader • (785) 633-5512
brett@beefcenter.org
RSVP requested by July 1

Floyd Wampler • AICA Southeast Representative
(423) 612-2144 • fwampler@charolaisusa.com

2018 fall board of directors meeting

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, October 24
Noon   Long-Range Planning Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m.   CPI Committee Meeting
1:30 p.m.   Executive Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m.   American Charolais Foundation (ACF) Meeting
3:00 p.m.   Breed Improvement Committee Meeting
6:00 p.m.   President’s Reception

Thursday, October 25
8:00 a.m.   Advertising/Marketing Committee Meeting
8:00 a.m.   Commercial Committee Meeting
9:30 a.m.   Junior Council Committee Meeting
9:30 a.m.   Activities Committee Meeting
10:30 a.m.   Charolais Dees USA Committee Meeting 
11:30 a.m.   Finance Committee Meeting
2:00 p.m.   Fall Board of Directors Meeting
6:30 a.m.   Charolais Shindig” and Awards
                     Hall of Fame Inductees: The late Dave Hebbert and Mickie
                     Lee and Connie Eaton

2018 American Royal
kansas city, mo

Tentative

Friday – October 26, 2018
10:30 a.m.    Royal Breeders Bull Classic
2:00 p.m.      40th National Charolais Sale

Saturday - October 27, 2018
8:00 a.m.    Junior Charolais Heifer Show – Hale Arena
                     Followed by the 50th National Charolais Show

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 kchism@charolaisusa.com
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