Mississippi Cattlemen's Association                  1.05.15  

50th Annual
Dixie National
Livestock Show & Rodeo

Top Recruiters 
Winners of the Gold Buckle Membership Contest were Ricky Ferguson, Ed Mattox, Jack Shaffer, Roger Jefcoat, Price Wallace, and Greta Thornton.
They will share the $4500 prize sponsored by the Gold Buckle Farms.
We appreciate everyone's effort on the membership drive.

Wheels for Bucks

Merck will reward MCA for each Ralgro wheel we collect before the February convention.
Bring your wheels to the Dixie National and drop them in the Ralgro Barrel at the Beef Barn or give them to any MCA officer.
9 Panola CCA

10 Central Heifer Sale,

13 Calhoun CCA

15 Pontotoc CCA

22 Jones CCA   


4-7 Cattle Industry

          San Antonio

13-14 MCA Convention &
             Trade Show

Newest MJCA Member   
Congratulations to Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Brandi Karisch and her husband, Matt, on the birth of their son, Mason, on Christmas Eve.
Replacement Heifer Sale    
The Central Mississippi Replacement Heifer Sale will be held Saturday, January 10, at 1:00 p.m., in the Hinds Community College Sales Arena.
Consignors will offer 125 bred commercial Angus, Brangus, Black Baldie, Red Angus, and SimAngus bred heifer. All will be pelvic-measured, vet-checked and screened.
Did you know?   
Get to Know Your Beef Checkoff
Every dollar invested in the Beef Checkoff returns $11.20.

It's Soup Weather

Bring out the crock pot and try Lazy Day Beef & Vegetable Soup.
Save the Date 
"A Taste of Beef" dinner and auction returns in 2015 with a dozen of Jackson's finest restaurants serving their favorite beef dishes on February 13 at the Agriculture Museum.
The Dixie National Farm Expo is back on February 13 & 14 in the Trade Mart with the latest products and services for beef producers.
MCA's Annual Convention activities include the business meeting, Scholarship Luncheon, and President's Banquet, all on Saturday, February 14.

Livestock Judging Team   

The Cattlemen's Foundation has established a fund to help defray travel expenses for the MSU Livestock Judging Team. The team will compete in Denver, San Antonio, Houston, and the All East Contest this spring.
The first check came from a former team member in memory of his coach, Dr. Leroy Boyd.

Tax deductible contributions can be made to the Cattlemen's Foundation, 680 Monroe St., Jackson, MS 39202.

Accepting Applications  
MCA is accepting applications for Executive Vice President and Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant positions.
Job descriptions and the application form are posted under "News" on the MCA website. Applications and resumes should be emailed to: by January 30.
Allied Industry Members

Positive feed


Merial color



BIF 2015

Coming to Mississippi
June 9 - 12
Where is the
Best Burger?
burger ribbon

Eighty-four great burger restaurants have been nominated and here are the leaders.
Cast your vote today!
AC's SteakhouseHernando
Big OsOcean Springs
Blue CanoeTupelo
Blue Daze BistroHernando
Blue RoosterFlora
Buon CiboHernando
Café MemoriesIuka
Cool Als "Stamps"Jackson
CS's RestaurantJackson
Cypress CafeBay St. Louis
Five GuysTupelo
Halfway HouseStarkville
Mockingbird CafeBay St. Louis
Neon PigTupelo
Peppertown RestaurantFulton
Phillips GroceryOxford
Side Street BurgerOlive Branch
South RestaurantTupelo
The Blind TigerBay St. Louis
Tom's on MainYazoo City
Velvet CreamHernando
Windy City GrilleComo

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