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As Indiana's principal organization representing Hoosier beef producers since 1975, we have produced solid results for cattlemen and women in this state by advancing their values and priorities with legislators and regulators. 

We recognize the importance of educating cattle producers on ways to increase profit opportunities as well as serving to protect their future by telling the true story of our industry to the uninformed.

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2019 IBCA Annual Convention and Business Meeting Registration is Now Open!

Be sure to join your fellow Indiana cattlemen and women for a day of fun, fellowship and networking at the IBCA Annual Convention & Business Meeting. 

The 2019 convention agenda can be found here.

Nominations are currently being taken for 2018 IBCA Cattleman of the Year, Young Cattleman of the Year and IBCA Friend of the Beef Industry. Completed forms may be emailed to Callie at ccleveland@indianabeef.org or faxed to (317) 295-8421.

2018 IBCA Cattleman of the Year and Young Cattleman of the Year nomination forms are available here.

IBCA Friend of the Beef Industry nomination form here.

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2018-2019 Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) and Purdue Area Beef Meetings

The meetings will feature great food and valuable information on a variety of beef topics. IBCA will provide an update on current policy and programs. Purdue Dept. of Animal Science will provide the educational presentation.  

To find out when your area meeting is, click here.

Meat Grading Interest Survey for Livestock Producers

In cooperation with the Indiana State Board of Animal Health, the IBCA is asking its members to complete this survey related to meat grading.  Meat grading, which is regulated by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA AMS), is not currently offered under state inspection. While inspection for wholesomeness is mandatory, grading is voluntary. To provide grading services, BOAH staff members must complete additional, extensive training. This survey is intended to help BOAH Meat & Poultry Division leadership assess the demand for the service in the state of Indiana, and determine if a grading program could be sustained.    

To fill out the survey, click here

Indiana Market Reporting System

ISDA, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), launched Indiana’s Market Reporting Program in 2016, which provides market prices of dairy and beef cattle from various markets across the state. This information is published in a weekly report on the USDA Market News website and is intended to keep producers and agricultural businesses better informed about the value of their livestock.

Click the link here to view the reports.

News and Announcements

December 6, 2018
2019 IBCA Public Ag Policy

2019 IBCA Public Ag Policy The IBCA Public Policy was updated at the November 20, 2018 Executive Board of Directors meeting and is being posted here for public view.  The membership will review and approve this Public Policy at the Annual Business Meeting on January 26, 2...
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December 6, 2018
2019 IBCA Bylaws

2019 IBCA Bylaws The IBCA Bylaws were updated at the November 20, 2018 Executive Board of Directors meeting and are being posted here for public view.   These bylaws may also be amended at the 2019 Annual Business Meeting upon proposed recommendations from the member...
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November 19, 2018
IBCA Top Hand Club

IBCA Top Hand Club  To become a Top Hand Club member, current IBCA members recruit 3 new IBCA members. To remain in the club, members recruit 2 new members each subsequent year. The Top Hand Club recruitment year runs January 1 through December 31.  Me...
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May 7, 2018
May Is Beef Month!

Raising beef is a complex process, but throughout the entire journey, one thing remains constant – the shared commitment to raising cattle in a safe, humane and environmentally sustainable way by using the latest technology and resources.
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