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Bent Prowers 150th Annual Meeting Set for LCC April 6th

Bent Prowers 150th Annual Meeting Set for LCC April 6th

Cattlemen events on April 6 to include education, entertainment- LAMAR, CO – One of the oldest livestock organization in the U.S. will meet April 6th in Lamar, with a full agenda of activities. The Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will kick off the association’s 150th year with annual meeting, auction, banquet and cowboy ball […]

Ranchers Welcome June 30th for Cattle Highlight Info

Ranchers Welcome June 30th for Cattle Highlight Info

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association members are invited to join its multi-county board and the Southeast Colorado Junior Cattlemen for a potluck on Saturday night, June 30, 2018 in Lamar. The evening will include a presentation by Nathan May, who just returned from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC); as well […]

Rink Receives Honorary Cattlemen’s Award

Rink Receives Honorary Cattlemen’s Award

LA JUNTA – Milton Rink was honored during the annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association banquet April 7th at Inspiration Field in La Junta. Rink, of Bristol, was selected as the association’s prestigious Honorary Life Member Award recipient. Rink is a third-generation farmer/rancher. He served as Sand & Sage Fair beef superintendent and on […]

Cattlemen Events April 7 to Include Education, Entertainment

Cattlemen Events April 7 to Include Education, Entertainment

      LA JUNTA, CO – One of the oldest livestock organizations in the U.S. will meet April 7th in La Junta, with a full agenda of activities. The Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will kick off the association’s 149th year with an annual meeting, auction, banquet and cowboy ball with events Saturday, […]

Fickenscher Receives Honorary Cattlemen’s Award.

Fickenscher Receives Honorary Cattlemen’s Award.

LAMAR – Bruce Fickenscher was honored during the annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association banquet April 1st in Lamar. Fickenscher, of Chivington, was selected as the association’s prestigious Honorary Life Member Award recipient. Fickenscher has been with Colorado State University Extension since 2001. He currently is Livestock & Range Specialist for the Southeast area, […]

Educational Session Kicks off Annual Cattlemen Festivities

Educational Session Kicks off Annual Cattlemen Festivities

  LAMAR – Where will the beef industry be in 5 years? Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association hosted an open educational session April 1 at the Elk’s Lodge in Lamar. A panel of Thane Milenski, with cattle feeder and processor JBS/Five Rivers, Alan Woodard, CEO of Farm Credit of Southern Colorado, and Rick Robbins, […]

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association Annual Meeting April 1 in Lamar

Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association Annual Meeting April 1 in Lamar

The Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association donated $1,000 to the Northeast Colorado Fire Disaster Fund during its March board meeting. The disaster funds were an opportunity for local ranchers to help their fellow ranchers in Phillips and Logan counties needing assistance with fire recovery. The six-county board also voted to nominate Curtis Russell of […]

Unified Membership Discussed, Cattlemen Leaders Elected

Unified Membership Discussed, Cattlemen Leaders Elected

  LA JUNTA – In a split vote, the Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association membership approved a resolution to propose unified beef producer dues on the state level. The local group, which serves 300 members in Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, and Prowers counties, already has unified dues. Many affiliates don’t require the action, […]