Texas, West Virginia and Virginia Tapped as Top NCBA Affiliates
SAN ANTONIO – The Independent Cattlemen’s Association of Texas (ICATX), the West Virginia Cattlemen’s Association (WVCA) and the Virginia Cattlemen’s Association (VCA) were all named 2009 Outstanding Affiliates of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association at an awards breakfast today, during the cattle industry’s annual winter convention, being held here Jan. 27-30.
The award recognizes NCBA affiliates for exceptional efforts to boost NCBA membership at the national level.
Dave Murdock and Jarrod Angstadt, hay and forage specialists with award sponsor New Holland, were on hand to congratulate recipients and present plaques. Accepting were Rosalee Coleman, president and NCBA director and Bill Hyman, executive director, ICATX; Jim Bostic, executive director, WVCA; and Bill McKinnon, executive secretary, VCA.
Each winning affiliate receives a one-year lease (or 1,500 bales, whichever comes first) on a New Holland round baler.