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2016 Sennett Farms Cattle Company/IBCA Scholarship
The Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) is taking applications for the 2016 Sennett Farms Cattle Company -IBCA Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is again being made possible through the generous donation of Clark and Lance Sennett, owners of Sennett Farms Cattle Company in Waynetown, IN. It is available to residents of Indiana who are attending or high school seniors who plan to attend a two or four year college or university and major in agriculture. Applicants must be from a family that is actively involved in beef production and are current IBCA members.

In order to apply, candidates must complete an application form and write an original essay about: "With higher demands for protein rich diets across developing nations and more countries entering the global beef industry, how will the US beef industry increase or maintain its share of the global beef market?" Completed entries must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2016. The IBCA will administer the program, read the essays and select the winners. Essays will be judged on the basis of clarity of expression, persuasiveness, originality and relevance of the topic. A winner will be announced in July 2016. IBCA reserves the right to publish any or all parts of the essays submitted.

Get the application

IBCA and IBC Directors Set for 2016
This year, the Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) held three elections during the ten Area Beef Meetings to choose Area Directors to sit on the IBCA-IBC Board of Directors.

Read the press release to learn more

IBCA HONORS INDUSTRY'S BEST AT ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
The Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) honored the state's top cattlemen and women at their Annual Convention on February 6th at the Caribbean Cove Hotel and Conference Center in Indianapolis. Beef producers from across the state attended to salute the men and women who provided the leadership for the Indiana beef industry over the past year.

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Fresh From the Farm -
INDIANA BEEF
Spanning 19 million acres of farm and forest, Indiana's more than 60,000 farms grow, produce and process some of the highest quality products in the United States.

Click here to find Indiana farmers selling locally raised and processed freezer beef.

Indiana Team BEEF
Indiana Team BEEF is a local community of runners and health enthusiasts who recognize the nutritional benefits of lean beef and the vital role this high-quality protein plays in their training. Athletes of all experience levels are encouraged to participate. Get more information and an application.
IJBCA Calendar of Events
The IJBCA calendar of events is available here.
29th Annual Hoosier Beef Congress in the History Books
INDIANAPOLIS -– The Indiana weather was kind to the Indiana beef industry this year for the 2015 Hoosier Beef
Congress (HBC) and the mild sunny weather made this year's show much more enjoyable. On Friday evening, a record 682 exhibitors did their best in the Showmanship competition. Get more details...
New Beef Checkoff Remittance Form
The new checkoff remittance form is available as a fillable PDF. Click here to get the new form.
Discount Pricing for IBCA Members
The Indiana Beef Cattle Association partners with National Purchasing Partners (NPP) to provide discounts on products and services. NPP negotiates the rates and makes them available to IBCA members. The membership is free and members can get started by clicking here.

Call Out to Local Affiliates
The grassroots of the IBCA is made up of county organizations. There are many active county and area organizations involved in a wide variety of activities throughout the year, including grilling beef products at local events, holding field days, sponsoring scholarships or working at the county fair. We are interested in hearing about your organization's future or past events.

Remember, if you send a summary of your county activities, it will be highlighted in this weekly newsletter and or published in the Indiana Beef magazine. You can send county event forms by mail to Jennifer Biesecker, Indiana Beef Cattle Association, 5738 W 74th St. Indianapolis, IN 46278 or by email.

If you would like more information about becoming involved in your county's activities, please call the IBCA office, 317.293.2333, and we'd be happy to send you to the right person.

County Cattlemen Form

We Moo-ved the Office
Our office has relocated to

8425 Keystone Crossing
Suite 240
Indianapolis 46240

2016 Membership Forms Available
The future success of the cattle industry requires a team effort. When you renew your membership, you are renewing your commitment as a member of a policy-influencing team that champions your efforts.

The 2016 Membership Form is now available in an easy-to-complete fillable PDF.

The 2016 Associate Membership Form is also available in an easy-to-complete fillable PDF.

Recipes from IBCA
From pizzas to steaks, sandwiches to salads, beef can be exciting and fresh every night. Visit our Recipe Archives to get ideas for your next lunch or dinner.

Order your Hoosier Beef Congress Apparel Now!
Show your HBC spirit this year by wearing the latest in custom apparel purchased through the IBCA Web Store. Click on the BK Sports link to order a variety of items embroidered with the HBC logo.

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317-293-BEEF
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