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Today’s beef producers have challenges but keynote speakers at High Plains Journal’s Cattle U and Trade Show, July 29 to 30, also noted that farmers and ranchers offer strength in numbers and unity can make a difference.

Besides keynote speakers—Forrie J. Smith, Troy and Stacy Hadrick, and Lane Nordlund—there were many educational seminars at Cattle U, which also had a trade show for producers to see the latest products and services available. Cattle U and Trade Show was at the United Wireless Arena, Dodge City, Kansas. Read more

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Trisha Purdon, director of the Kansas Department of Commerce’s Office of Rural Prosperity, and Marci Penner, executive director of the Kansas Sampler Foundation, reported the results of the foundation’s Kansas Power Up and Go project survey in a Facebook Live video Aug. 2.

At the 2021 two-day Cattle U and Trade Show in Dodge City, Kansas, High Plains Journal presented the first-ever Cattle U awards to producers who were nominated by their fellow cattlemen and women for their dedication to the industry and accomplishments. The award ceremony took place July 30 during the third general session.