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Working Ranch - November/December 2017

JUNIOR ANGUS AWARD WINNER Dylan Denny, Lubbock, Texas, has earned the National Junior Angus Association’s (NJAA) Bronze and Silver awards. The 17-yearold son of Don and Wendy Denny attends Lubbock-Cooper High School and is a member of the NJAA and the Texas Junior Angus Association, where he has served as director, secretary, historian, and reporter and currently serves as fi rst vice president. The Bronze and Silver awards are the fi rst two levels of the NJAA Recognition Program that began in 1972. COLLEGE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP The Missouri CattleWomen’s Association will award a $1,000 scholarship to a full-time college student, who has completed their freshman year, and have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or better. Applicant must have been a full time student the previous year and not have reached their 23rd birthday by January 1, 2017. Applications are available online at www.mocattle. com/missouricattlewomen.aspx, must be postmarked by November 10, and mailed to Scholarship Chair Kasey Wallace, 2381 295th Ave, Sidney, IA 51652. For more information, contact Wallace at kasey_wallace@yahoo.com REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - NCBA The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has opened its Stockmanship & Stewardship (S&S) Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2018 Regional Event Series. These one-of-a-kind, educational programs are conducted in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health (BI) and the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program. Grant recipients will receive up to $10,000 to host an S&S event. For more details and the RFP, please visit www.stockmanshipandstewardship. org. Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR VETERINARIAN STUDENTS In partnership with the Food Systems Fellowship Program coordinated by the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Merck Animal Health is pleased to announce three scholarships have been awarded to veterinary students who are participating in the program. Each student will receive a $5,000 scholarship to further their education as they pursue careers in food animal production. GENE TEST PRICE CHANGE Zoetis announced a new price for the most accurate genomic test available to Red Angus breeders. Beginning Oct. 1, the HD50K/i50K genomic test for Red Angus cattle will be available at a price of $39 per head. Middleman Folding Pocket Knife FROM THE FAMILY OLD TIMER KNIVES. For many, a pocketknife is considered a rite of passage. We see it more as a recruitment tool for all the hard work that lies ahead. Built for Generations. 22 I WORKING RANCH I NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017


Working Ranch - November/December 2017
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