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NEW VIDEOS…..Second Young Ranchers Group video
- Short Videos: English or Spanish
A world look at the cattle industry Watch Video >
FNBA Young Ranchers 2010 group tell our story! Why we love the land, the cattle and feeding the world.
Established in 2010, this new youth program under the Five Nations Beef Alliance attracts participation from young leaders within each nation who are passionate about the future direction of the beef industry.
Representatives between the ages of 18-35 are selected within each nation through various selection processes to take part in events held annually or bi-annually. The first gathering of the FNBA Young Ranchers took place in January 2010 when 10 beef enthusiasts experienced a jam packed week of tours, round tables and sightseeing in Denver Colorado during the International Livestock Congress held in conjunction with the world renowned National Western Stock Show.
Cattle Council of Australia: Rising Championswww.cattlecouncil.com.au/risingchampions
Canadian Cattlemen’s Association: Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL)www.cattlemensyoungleaders.com
The Cattlemen’s Young Leaders (CYL) Development Program provides industry-specific training and mentorship to beef enthusiasts who demonstrate leadership qualities and a passion for the beef industry. Once a participant becomes a CYL member by completing either a professional or industry leader mentorship, the participant will qualify to apply for a chance to represent Canada at a FNBA Young Ranchers Program event.
NCBA: Young Producers Council
The Young Producers’ Council was established during the 2008 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver and was initiated to help NCBA members ages 18 to 35 develop their leadership skills and become more involved in NCBA policy development. The group also helps provide networking opportunities, continuing education and professional development activities to its members. Membership in the council is free to current NCBA members.
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Connect with Beef + Lamb New Zealand to see how you can get involved in industry issues and potentially represent New Zealand at the FNBA Young Ranchers Program.
Connect with the CNOG to see how you can get involved in the organization and have a chance to represent Mexico’s beef industry at the FNBA Young Ranchers Program.
The First FNBA Young Ranchers Program
The Young Ranchers Program took place in January 2010 at the National Denver Stock Show in Denver Colorado. This FNBA Young Ranchers Program was held in conjunction with the existing ISEF program and the International Livestock Congress – USA (ILC-USA) http://www.theisef.com.
The 5 Nations Young Ranchers Round Table adopted a project to complete a YouTube video from all five nations exhibiting clips of the participants on their own ranches/farms promoting why they have a passion for being a part of feeding the world a high nutrient-dense protein. Click here to view the video.
Other participating groups during the ILC – USA week included students from Montana State University, Montana and Lakeland College, Alberta and the new Young Producer’s Council under the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA).