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Find out what's happening with the movers and shakers in the industry, including award announcements and our New Hires and Cattle Q&A sections.

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Janeal Yancey is a meat scientist with the University of Arkansas. She grew up showing sheep and hogs in 4-H and FFA but wasn’t involved in the cattle industry until she and her husband married in 2005. She also runs the blog Mom at the Meat Counter

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced Blackbeard’s Ranch in Myakka, Florida, as the winner of the 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award was presented at the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas.

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Chelsea Good is the vice president of government and industry affairs and legal with the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA).

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Lesley SchmidtRancHER is a column spotlighting female leaders in the beef industry. In this issue, we are featuring Lesley Schmidt, a fifth-generation cattle rancher and farmer in Kansas. She has worked on her family farm all her life and has worked off the farm as a civil designer and a track and field official for almost 12 years. In addition to her on- and off-the-farm jobs, Schmidt serves as vice president of education for American Agri-Women.

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The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Bruce and Tracey Mershon of Mershon Cattle LLC the BIF Commercial Producer of the Year Award on June 19 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Brookings, South Dakota.

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The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Hinkson Angus Ranch, Cottonwood Falls, Kansas, the BIF Seedstock Producer of the Year Award on June 20 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium in Brookings, South Dakota.

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