The Ohio Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC) and Tour will be held Aug. 22 to 24, 2013, in Columbus and the central Ohio areas. Coordinated by the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation and Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, the purpose of the Ohio YCC Tour is to offer emerging Ohio beef industry leaders and young producers the opportunity to build their own leadership skills as they network with beef industry leaders, government officials, businesses and the media.
The three-day event will involve 25-30 young cattle producers from across the state. Designed to broaden their perspective by taking cattlemen beyond their individual beef operations, YCC focuses on the latest information from the financial, processing, and marketing segments of the beef industry as it exposes the participants to promotion, research, and public relations issues.
Any current OCA members over the age of 20, active in the cattle industry, and possessing leadership potential are encouraged to attend. The cost is $100 per participant and can be paid by either their county cattlemen’s association or the participant. All meals and a two-night hotel stay will be covered by program sponsors.
Submit application forms and payment to the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation by June 28, 2013. Forms can be found online at www.ohio-cattle.org/YoungCattlemensConference or by contacting Emily Griffiths at the OCA office at 614-873-6736 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year YCC includes a great lineup of speakers and tours that make YCC an educational experience for all participants.
“The Ohio YCC Tour is a truly great opportunity for the Young Cattlemen of Ohio.” said Sam Sutherly, OCA president, “The tour presents a unique opportunity for participants to experience the beef industry at the state level and interact with and learn from their fellow cattlemen.”
For more information, visit www.ohiocattle.org.