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Working Ranch April/May 2016

BY KAYLA SARGENT Members of the Tennessee CattleWomen with newly-elected ANCW President Ann Nogan at a meat cutting demonstration. The American National CattleWomen successfully pulls it altogether in the name of beef promotion Almost everyone knows a true ranch gal and just how tough and determined she can be. She can spend all day in the saddle and still provide a clean house and a fresh cooked meal. So, what happens when all these gals in the nation join together to promote and protect the beef industry? A well-known, successful organization called the American National CattleWomen (ANCW) is established. This group fi rst united back in 1952 and has been growing and improving steadily since then. Yet, their main objectives have always remained the same: to promote the consumption of beef, educate consumers and advocate for positive legislation. But, the past two years have been a turning point for the organization. “We see this as a momentous and historic event for ANCW as it will set a new and exciting roadmap for the organization. American National CattleWomen is at a crossroads, and I am excited about the future possibilities for growth,” shares Melanie Fowle, last year’s 64th President of the organization, when asked about the upcoming term. Her predictions proved right. Ann Nogan, a Pennsylvania farmer and ANCW 90 I WORKING RANCH I APRIL / MAY 2016


Working Ranch April/May 2016
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