NM Beef Coun­cil Am­bas­sador

Catron Courier - - News -

Out­stand­ing youth, ages 12 -20, could be­come the next voice for the NM beef in­dus­try by com­pet­ing in the NM Beef Am­bas­sador Pro­gram Con­test to be held at the Farm and Ranch Her­itage Mu­seum in Las Cruces, June 8, 2014 in con­junc­tion with the NM Cat­tle Grow­ers, NM Cow Belles, and the NM Farm & Live­stock Bureau Joint Summer Con­fer­ence. Se­nior and ju­nior age state win­ners will then be el­i­gi­ble to com­pete in the Na­tional Beef Am­bas­sador Pro­gram (NBAP) Con­test slated for Septem­ber 25-26, 2014 in Den­ver, Co.

The Na­tional Beef Am­bas­sador Pro­gram is man­aged by the Amer­i­can Na­tional Cat­tleWomen, Inc. and funded, in part, by Amer­ica’s Beef Pro­ducer Check-Off Pro­gram through the Cat­tle­man’s Beef Board. The NBAP strives to as­sist youth in ed­u­cat­ing con­sumers and stu­dents about beef nu­tri­tion, food safety and stew­ard­ship prac­tices of the beef in­dus­try. The state level con­test is di­rectly spon­sored by the NM CowBelle or­ga­ni­za­tion, with ad­di­tional sup­port from the NM Beef Coun­cil, the NM Cat­tle Grower’s, lo­cal NM CowBelle women and NM ranch­ers.

Each of the top five na­tional win­ners will be awarded $1000 af­ter na­tional re­quire­ments are com­pleted, along with a to­tal of $5000 in cash prizes.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit na­tion­al­beefam­bas­sador.org or con­tact the NM Beef Am­bas­sador Chair, at: Shelly Hathorn, NM Beef Am­bas­sador Chair, San Juan County Ex­ten­sion Of­fice, 213A South Oliver Drive, Aztec, NM 8741 505 -334-9496.

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