Mississippi Cattlemen's Association


CBB Exec to Speak          
All cattlemen are invited to the Mississippi Farm Bureau® Federation Summer Beef Meeting on Tuesday, July 23, at the Farm Bureau Federation Building in Jackson.
Registration begins at 9:30 with lunch provided.
Featured speaker will be Polly Ruhland, CEO of the Cattlemen's Beef Board (CBB). Ruhland has served the beef industry for more than 20 years, most recently as vice president of planning and evaluation for CBB.
Learn the latest from your beef checkoff at this meeting.
Please contact Farm Bureau at 1-800-227-8244, ext 4230 or nbritt@msfb.org to pre-register.
2013 Hay Contest    
Entries are being accepted for the 2013 Hay Contest.
Details and entry forms are available at the Mississippi Forages website or from your local Extension Service office.


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Replacement Heifer Sale 
The 12th Annual Southern Producers Replacement Heifer Sale will be held on Saturday, August 31st 1:00 p.m. at SE Miss. Livestock Sale Barn in Hattiesburg.
300 plus replacement heifers bred 3 to 8 months, vet checked and pelvic measured, will be offered.
Early consigners are: Mose Mallett, MG Farms, Hollis & Kyle English, Marcus & Michael Ladner, Joe Tally, Tyler King, T3Brangus, Tony Thames, Layton Family, Remington Lott LLC, Major Jefcoat, Tim Jefcoat, Jacob Megehee and Bob Robinson.
Forage Tour at MSU         
hay contest  
The Mississippi University Forage Extension Program along with the Oktibbeha County Extension Office will be hosting  warm-season forage tour at the Henry H. Leveck Animal Research Farm (South Farm) in Starkville, MS on July 13th (Saturday), 2013 from 7:30 to 11:00 am. This tour will cover some of the ongoing warm-season forage research, demonstrations and variety testing.
Registration is free and early registration is encouraged for meal purposes.
Visit the forage website for details and online registration.
Cattlemen's College, August 28, 29   
As livestock specialist for Texas AgriLife Extension at Texas A&M University, Dr. Ron Gill works with cattlemen across the country to help improve their management skills and profitability.
Gill will join Curt Pate for the cattle-handling demonstration and later will make a presentation on "Managing to Improve Production Efficiency".
Pre-register now to join us at Cattlemen's College on Wednesday, August 28 at Cain Cattle in Pickens or Thursday, August 29 at JRW Simmentals in Seminary.
Area Leaders Meetings  
Meetings for county cattlemen's association officers, membership committee members and Extension Agents are scheduled in 6 locations.

July 11             Booneville, Prentiss County Extension office

July 23             Jackson, MCA office

August 1          Batesville, Extension Building

August 13        Starkville, MSU Bull Barn

August 15        Brookhaven, Civic Center, Fairgrounds

August 31        Hattiesburg, Southeast Stockyard


BCIA Newsletter   
The July 2013 issue of the Mississippi Beef Cattle Improvement Association newsletter is now available online.  


Cattle Market Recap:
The fed cattle market was mostly $1.00 lower last week. In the south, sales occurred at $119 while only light trade had been noted as we went to press in the north at $192 to $194 dressed. Boxed beef was even to firmer for the week as last minute holiday shopping helped to bolster prices.
Feeder cattle were $2 to $5.00 higher for the week; calves were steady to $3.00 higher. Slaughter cows were primarily steady for the week. Feeder cattle prices were buoyed by lower corn prices and a higher deferred futures market during the week.
The higher values are starting to attract increased offerings of stockers coming off grass. As mentioned, corn was lower last week due to near ideal weather conditions in much of the cornbelt as well as last Fridays USDA corn report indicating more acres than previously thought.



9 Simpson CCA

11 Area Leaders Mtg

13 Forage Tour, MSU

23 FB Commodity

23 Area Leaders Mtg
          MCA office


1 Area Leaders Mtg

5 Homeplace Board

8-9 Stocker Conference
        Athens, GA

13 Area Leaders Mtg

13 White Sand Field Day

15 Area Leaders Mtg

21 Stocker Meeting

28 Cattlemen's College

29 Cattlemen's College

31 Producers Heifer
        Sale, Hattiesburg

31 Area Leaders Mtg

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