Don’t Miss the 4th Annual Northeast Livestock Symposium!

CattleFax Market Update, Wastewater Discharge Liability, Long-Range Weather Outlook and more!

GREELEY, CO – Join livestock producers for the annual Northeast Livestock Symposium, an educational symposium held November 13, 2018 in the Hays Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern Junior College in Sterling (100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751). This year’s event will feature a full day of engaging and informative speakers covering of current topics affecting the livestock industry.

Randy Blach, CEO of CattleFax, will provide a market outlook packed with critical information for livestock producers. A native of Yuma, Randy Blach joined CattleFax in 1981 and accepted his current role as CEO in 2001. Blach has been a keynote speaker at hundreds of cattle and beef industry conventions, meetings and seminars.

Brian Bledsoe, Chief Meteorologist, KKTV News and Weather5280, will provide a long-range weather forecast to assist livestock producers strategize and mitigate their risk. Brian grew up on a farm in eastern Colorado and has a keen interest and passion for helping farmers and ranchers in seasonal planning.

Bill DeMoss, Mountain Vet Supply, will teach livestock producers how to ensure the maximum benefit of common antibiotics and vaccines. Bill will share stories from his years of experience working with livestock health products and remind producers on proper handling and safety when treating livestock.

Chris Carrington, a civil and commercial litigator with Richards Carrington, LLC, will share details on a case surrounding a wastewater discharge at a feedyard and the court ruling’s potential long-term impact on the industry.

Registration is FREE, but please register for lunch by Friday, November 9, 2018. Thank you to the event sponsors; AGPROfessionals, Elanco Animal Health, Pinnacol Assurance and Zoetis.

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Colorado Livestock Association (CLA) was formed in 1998 through a restructuring of the then 43-year-old Colorado Cattle Feeders Association (CCFA). CLA members are cattle and sheep feeders, cow/calf producers, dairy farmers, swine operations, and industry partners. CLA works on behalf of its members in the regulatory and legislative arenas in Colorado. For more information about CLA visit 


By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.

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