Young Beef Leader Program

NCBA’s Young Beef Leader (YBL) program is focused on education, engagement, networking and development of the next generation of beef industry leaders through engagement with NCBA’s state and breed affiliated organizations and incorporation into industry meetings and events.

  • NCBA Young Beef Leaders (YBL) is a state/breed based platform for member involvement.
  • Age for participation is defined by the respective State or Breed Affiliate Organization Young Leader Program and will vary.
  • State Affiliates and Breed Associations are encouraged to include members of their respective programs in the NCBA Policy development process through participation on NCBA Policy Committees.

YBL Advisory Group YBL Strategic Plan 


Cattle Industry convention NCBA Trade show

NCBA & PLC Legislative Conference Young Cattlemen’s Conference

State Affiliate Organization(s)/Contacts


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Cattle Learning Center  Beef Research  Webinars

Masters of Beef Advocacy What’s Happening In DC


Contact your YBL Regional Representative 

Contact Your state affiliate young leader program

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Upcoming Events

Annual Cattle Industry Convention

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