Beef Buzz News
Simmental Among The Breeds to be Shown At Cattlemen's Congress in Oklahoma City in January
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:06:03 CST
When the venerable Denver National Western Stock Show canceled its annual event for January due to COVID-19 restrictions by the city, Oklahoma City stepped in with the Cattlemen’s Congress. Now all the major breeds of cattle will congregate in Oklahoma City in early January.
Ron Hays Beef Buzzes With Luke Bowman
Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Associate Farm Director and Editor KC Sheperd talked with Luke Bowman, director of member events and international operations for the American Simmental Association, about the upcoming show.
The Simmental breeders will gather January 7 and 8 in Oklahoma City and the show will be on the 10th.
We are pretty pumped because of all the leadership and organization that has gone into developing the congress, Bowman said.
We had anointed the National Western as our national show for the 2020-21 season and we wanted to be able to name a national champion, Bowman said as he explained the reasoning behind coming to Oklahoma City.
This seems like a logical choice and it allows us to reach more breeders from the south, Bowman said.
He noted the “perfect Simmental” today looks different than 50 years ago when the breed was established.
One of the five founding tenets of the American Simental Association when they were founded in 1968 is there is no restriction on the percentage of Simmental in the pedigree or color pattern to be registered, so they have changed a lot from even 10 or 15 years, he said.
The ideal Simmental is the modern one that works for the commercial cattleman, Bowman said.
The ASA official said besides the January show, many activities are pending.
We don’t have a lot of stuff planned out long term as our focus now is on Oklahoma City, he said.
Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear more of KC’s interview with Luke Bowman.
The Beef buzz is a regular feature heard on radio stations around the region on the Radio Oklahoma Network and is a regular audio feature found on this website as well. Click on the LISTEN BAR below for today’s show and check out our archives for older Beef Buzz shows covering the gamut of the beef cattle industry today.
right-click to download mp3
WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI
Cattle Producers Have Higher Cattle Prices to be Thankful for Thu, 25 Nov 2021 12:02:12 CST
Don Close Expects Smaller US Beef Cow Herd in 2022 Wed, 24 Nov 2021 08:06:48 CST
USMEF's Dan Halstrom Says Weakened Global Supply Chain is Stifling Meat Exports Tue, 23 Nov 2021 15:44:03 CST
2022 Cattle Market Forecasts Point to Higher Prices and Higher Break-Evens Mon, 22 Nov 2021 10:36:03 CST
Third-quarter Packer Participation Data Coming Out of 75% Plan Disappointing Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:59:38 CST
NCBA's Ethan Lane on The Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act Thu, 18 Nov 2021 10:02:32 CST
In America's Heartland, You Cannot Beat Nebraska Cattle Prices Says Derrell Peel Wed, 17 Nov 2021 09:46:45 CST
Fed-Cattle Markets are Current for the First Time in About Two Years Tue, 16 Nov 2021 10:47:18 CST
Upcoming Cattlemen's Congress 2022 is Ready for You Mon, 15 Nov 2021 09:58:12 CST
Entries Are Open for the 2022 Cattlemen's Congress Coming to Oklahoma City January 1-16 Fri, 12 Nov 2021 07:27:15 CST
Oklahoma Stocker Operator Jim Hollenbeck Says Performance Beef Helping Him Succeed Thu, 11 Nov 2021 08:06:53 CST
Hollenbeck Cattle Co. Utilizes Performance Beef to Simplify Their Backgrounding Operation Record Keeping Wed, 10 Nov 2021 07:32:19 CST
Kelli Payne Talks Cattle Prices After Yesterday's Steep Rise Tue, 09 Nov 2021 11:03:13 CST
Rick Machen Believes Comprehensive Data Helps Cattle Producers Succeed Mon, 08 Nov 2021 08:15:44 CST
NCBA's Colin Woodall and Scott Yager on Cattle Industry's Sustainability Goals Fri, 05 Nov 2021 09:53:01 CDT
Tom Fanning Contrasts Cash Trade vs. Negotiated Grid Pricing Thu, 04 Nov 2021 10:11:14 CDT
Glynn Tonsor Talks October Meat Demand Monitor Numbers Wed, 03 Nov 2021 13:26:26 CDT
Don Close Worries About Mandated Cash Cattle Trade Tue, 02 Nov 2021 10:56:21 CDT
Rabo AgriFinance's Don Close on Labor Shortages in Packing Industry Mon, 01 Nov 2021 11:29:09 CDT
Beef Packers Struggle to Find Labor Force Fri, 29 Oct 2021 10:26:16 CDT
NCBA's Jerry Bohn Says There is No Doubt 75% Plan has Increased Negotiated Trade Thu, 28 Oct 2021 18:12:55 CDT
Randy Blach Convinced Free Market Will Serve Cattle Producers Best Wed, 27 Oct 2021 10:40:31 CDT
CattleFax CEO Randy Blach Says Inflated Prices are Here to Stay Tue, 26 Oct 2021 10:22:48 CDT
Derrell Peel Says Latest Cattle on Feed Report is Slightly Friendly for the Cattle Industry Mon, 25 Oct 2021 10:03:24 CDT
Labor Shortages are the Root Cause of Stagnant Cattle Prices Says Justin Benavidez Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:14:11 CDT
Texas AgriLife Economist Justin Benavidez Says 75% Measuring Improvement in Negotiated Trade Thu, 21 Oct 2021 10:50:53 CDT
Beef Prices Likely Will Not Rise Anymore as Consumers Deal with Inflation Wed, 20 Oct 2021 20:06:13 CDT
OSU's Derrell Peel Says Winter Wheat Pasture is Especially Valuable This Year Tue, 19 Oct 2021 10:55:09 CDT
Curbing Methane Outputs Could Be a Win for Producers and Consumers Mon, 18 Oct 2021 21:30:23 CDT
NCBA’s Kent Bacus Hopeful Biden Administration Will Pursue Deals Beneficial to US Beef Producers Fri, 15 Oct 2021 10:08:11 EDT
NCBA's Kent Bacus Talks Trade, Contrasts Biden and Trump Administrations Thu, 14 Oct 2021 20:07:24 CDT
Economist Katelyn McCullock Says Holiday Beef Prices are Expected to be High Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:35:40 CDT
Dr. Bart Fischer Says Robust Price Discovery May Not Lead to Higher Cattle Prices Tue, 12 Oct 2021 10:48:23 CDT
More on Fall Calving Best Practices from Dr. Rosslyn Biggs Mon, 11 Oct 2021 16:31:33 CDT
NCBA's Todd Wilkinson Carries Message of Caution to Members of the House Ag Committee Fri, 08 Oct 2021 12:31:29 CDT