10-04-16 Make plans to attend the Arkansas Valley Livestock Symposium in LaJunta on Oct 13th…


2nd Annual CLA Arkansas Valley Livestock Symposium is Next Week!

CattleFax Outlook, Antibiotic Use Reduction, & Drones vs. Privacy

The Colorado Livestock Association is hosting its annual livestock producer educational symposium in La Junta, CO on October 13, 2016. The Arkansas Valley Livestock Symposium will feature a full day of informative speakers covering a multitude of important topics concerning livestock producers in Colorado.

A discussion about management tools for reducing the use of antibiotics led by Dr. Larry Hollis, a beef cattle health management consultant will kick off of the morning followed by several speakers, including; the CSU Beef Extension Specialist, Dr. Ryan Rhoades, will present on ways to develop profitable and environmentally sound beef production systems. Duane Lenz, a Market Analyst with CattleFax the beef industry leader on market information and research will provide a market outlook. In the afternoon, Bill Hammerich, CEO of CLA, will provide a synopsis of the ballot questions Colorado voters will decide on November 8th. A thought-provoking discussion on drones and private property rights will round out the afternoon!

Check out the full schedule and register online here: www.coloradolivestock.org/events/arkansas-valley-livestock-symposium/. Registration is FREE, please register by Friday October 7, 2016. Register online at coloradolivestock.org/symposium-rsvp or call the CLA office at (970) 378-0500.

Colorado Livestock Association (CLA) was formed in 1998 through a restructuring of the then 43-year-old Colorado Cattle Feeders Association (CCFA). CLA members are cattle and sheep feeders, cow/calf producers, dairy farmers, swine operations, and industry partners. CLA works on behalf of its members in the regulatory and legislative arenas in Colorado.