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.

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