Shane Bell, JJ Goicoechea, Ron Cerri, David Stix Jr., Kaley Sproul, and Katie Roberti attend the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands Council Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., held March 27-30.


$1,000 Scholarship Available to Nevada High School Seniors

Eligibility requirements for the Scholarship include:

  • Student must be a senior graduating from a High School in Nevada
  • Student must plan to attend a Community College or a 4-year College or University
  • Student must be seeking a degree in an agriculturally related field
  • Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA

In addition to completing an application, candidates must also submit:

  • A typewritten essay of 1,000 to 1,500 words on any current issue involving the beef industry including references cited
  • A copy of the student’s official transcripts
  • Three letters of reference

Scholarship application forms can be downloaded (here) or applicants can call the NCA office at 775-738-9214 or send a request to for a copy.

Completed application form and all required information must be postmarked by Monday, May 1st, 2017 and sent to: Attn: Research & Education Committee, c/o Nevada Cattlemen’s Association, P.O Box 310, Elko, NV 89803; or submitted by email with the subject line, “2017 NCA Scholarship Applicant (Your Name)” to


Sage Signals

The Voice of the Nevada Livestock Industry

Inside the April Issue


  • NCA Happenings
  • Calendar
  • Beef Cow Workshop
  • UNCE: Scours
  • Letter to the Editor
  • NDA: Noxious Weeds
  • Fed. of State Beef Councils
  • Nevada Beef Council




For details and information about these events, please visit the events page.

Permitee Outreach Workshop

2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ely, Nevada


Permitee Outreach Workshop

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Austin, Nevada


Making Everyday Decisions to Manage Your Beef Cows Workshop

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fallon Convention Center, Fallon, Nevada


Making Everyday Decisions to Manage Your Beef Cows Workshop

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Great Basin College, Elko, Nevada


NCA Legislative Breakfast

Carson City, Nevada


Ecological Site Description Workshops

Ely, Nevada
More information coming soon.


NCBA Annual Summer Conference

Denver, Colorado


Grazing Management for Riparian-Wetland Areas Training Course

Winnemucca Convention Center


DECEMBER 5-7, 2017

Annual NCA Convention

Elko Convention Center