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The South Central Cattlemen’s Association will hold its annual meeting tonight (Thursday, Jan. 20), beginning at 6:30 p.m. in West Plains. A meal will be served.
The meeting will be held In the Magnolia room at the West Plains Civic Center.
The association has completed the first year of existence. The first annual meeting will conduct elections for both the board of directors and officers of the organization. Two board members will be elected for 3-year terms. Two officers will also be elected for one-year term each. Nominations from the floor will be received for each position.
Associate members of the organization will be recognized.
The featured speaker will be Mike John who is past president of the National Cattlemen’s Association as well as past president of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. He owned and managed John Ranch, Inc, a commercial cow/cow operation with retained ownership. John’s topic will be “The Future of the Cattle Industry.”
Currently John is director of MFA Health Track Operations in Columbia. He received his BS Degree in animal science from Kansas State University in 1980. He has served on the Missouri Beef Industry Council, serving as chairman in 1998 as well as many committees with the national association. A question and answer session will follow.
There will be a drawing for door prizes.
All cattle producers, business associates, and members are encouraged to attend. For additional information contact Wayne Nichols, president, at 417-277-5420 or email stockfarm @socket.net
South Central Cattlemen’s Association was organized last year serving cattle producers in Howell, Ozark, Douglas, Oregon and Shannon counties. The purpose of the association is to advance economic, educational, political and social interests of the Missouri cattle industry.