Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Terrell participates in Young Cattlemen

LINCOLN—Gothenburg beef industry professional Kelly Terrell participated in the 2016 Young Cattlemen’s Conference in January in Lincoln.

“I have truly appreciated the opportunities to network and learn more about the beef industry through Nebraska Cattlemen’s YCC program” Terrell said.

YCC nominees are accepted from Nebraska Cattlemen affiliate organizations throughout the state and selected by committee.

Each class is limited to 10 individuals who make a two-year commitment to participate in the leadership program, including two four-day intensive learning sessions. The 2016 class will return to Lincoln for the second session, focusing on legislative issues, in early 2017.

The goal of the Young Cattlemen’s Conference is to expose young and emerging leaders to a variety of areas of the beef industry and provide them with necessary leadership tools.

During the two-year program, YCC members are provided training on professional communication, given the opportunity to tour multiple Nebraska-based agriculture production facilities and learn to navigate state agencies and legislative processes.

YCC is the flagship educational program offered to members of Nebraska Cattlemen. The program receives sponsorship from Farm Credit Services and DuPont Pioneer and is coordinated by NC Director of Producer Education Bonita Lederer.

In addition to Terrell, the 2016 YCC class also includes Heide Pieper of Farnam.