2018 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Topics
Explore the NCBA topics that will be discussed at the largest, and oldest cattle industry convention.
The cattle industry is one of the oldest ag industries in the country, and the NCBA Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show is the largest, and oldest cattle industry convention. Scheduled for January 31st to February 2nd in Phoenix, Arizona, the show is full of presentations, meetings, and seminars on NCBA topics that will address the concerns and challenges of working in the cattle industry today. The AgAmerica Lending team will also be at booth #105 to discuss our cattle ranch loans with attendees. See the NCBA topics that will be front and center at the convention and trade show below.
NCBA Topics at the Convention and Trade Show
This year’s event will be the 121st holding of the convention. The event has always been a setting for those in the cattle industry to get up-to-date information, join in setting policies, learn about new products and services, and network with industry peers. Topics at this year’s NCBA convention and trade show include educational seminars such as:
- Cattlemen’s College Programs
- NCBA Beef Industry Forum
- CattleFax 2018 U.S. & Global Protein & Grain Outlook Seminar
- NCBA D.C. Issues Update
- Checkoff Programs Update
The convention also features a number of meetings to set policies and discuss recent developments concerning the industry. Events at the convention that feature industry meetings include:
- NCBA Executive Committee Meeting
- Policy Working Groups & Council Meetings
- Checkoff & Policy Committee Meetings
The convention is also a time to recognize those in the industry with awards and receptions. These events celebrate award winners and give attendees a chance to have some fun. Such events held at the convention include:
- Environmental Stewardship Award Reception
- NCBA-PAC Reception & Live Auction
- Cowboy Comedy Club & After Party
AgAmerica at the NCBA Convention and Trade Show
The AgAmerica team will be at the NCBA Convention and Trade Show to meet beef cattle producers from all over the country. Stop by booth #105 and say hello to Corporate Relationship Manager Jordan Shipley, Correspondent Lender Hunter Helms, Correspondent Lender Doug Moore, and Relationship Manager Evan Atchison. They’re ready to answer any questions you have about our cattle ranch loans.
Jordan Shipley joined the AgAmerica Lending team in March 2017 as a Correspondent Lender in Texas. Jordan is a native Texan, whose first loves include athletics, land, and the outdoors.
Hunter Helms joined the AgAmerica Lending team in April 2017 as a Correspondent Lender in Texas. Hunter is a 5th generation cotton farmer and cattle rancher, raised in the rural town of Rotan, Texas.
Doug Moore joined AgAmerica in January 2017 as a Loan Processor. Previous to joining our team, Doug worked as a timberland investment analyst. With a master’s degree in Forest Business from UGA’s Warnell School of Forestry, Doug’s wide range of experience has made him adept in forest operations, forest economic analysis, and forest finance disciplines.
Evan Atchison joined the AgAmerica Lending team in August of 2017.