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HOT BARN REPORT: Special Monday Edition with Karina Jones

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Welcome to America’s Hot Barn Report now heard coast to coast and border to border

It is official, we have just confirmed our 12th reporting barn for the big fall run. We now blanket the great Northern beef belt from Motely, Minnesota to Torrington, Wyoming.

The Hot Barn Report is a fast paced and entertaining daily program covering the latest news and trends in the cattle industry, hosted by Monte James, a veteran rodeo announcer, radio host and industry expert! The Hot Barn Report features interviews with industry leaders, market analysts, producers and ranchers and features True Price Discovery from salebarns in Great Northern Beef Belt and across the nation.

Happy Monday and thanks for starting your week with me on this special edition of the Hot Barn Report.

R-CALF USA will host its 24th Annual National Convention and Trade Show , themed “American Spirit” Aug. 17-18, at the Monument in Rapid City, South Dakota. Excited for another year of inciting producer engagement, the group looks forward to further developing strategies to improve the trajectory of the U.S. cattle industry.
You will be surrounded by like-minded cattle and sheep producers that are driven to improve our industry so we can secure our legacy for the next generation and continue to feed our country.

Preconvention activities and meetings will kick off Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 16, with a welcome reception with appetizers, early registration and trade show access.

Thursday and Friday will be packed with a renowned line up of national and international speakers with information pertinent to the cattle and sheep industry.
Confirmed convention speakers include: U.S. Rep. Harriet Hageman (R-WY), property rights advocate Angel Cushing from Kansas, No Rancher Left Behind founder and rancher advocate Coy Young from Missouri, World Trade Organization and Coalition for a Prosperous America trade expert Charles Benoit, Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef expert Tracy Hunt, monopoly power and market concentration expert Claire Kelloway, U.S./Mexico border rancher Erica Valdez, Colorado veterinarian Dr. Lora Bledsoe among others. The event will also include panels featuring sheep industry representatives and the R-CALF USA Board of Directors. More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

The keynote address will be given Friday evening by internationally renowned Eva Vlaardingerbroek from Amsterdam, Netherlands, discussing the Dutch farmer movement, the globalized effort to control the food supply and those who produce it, and how the Dutch fought back and won. A saddle raffle and a live auction fundraiser will follow.

Sponsor and trade show vendor spots are still available. You will want to get your trade show booth secured by July 1 to get full advantage of all advertising and promotional offerings. To view the agenda, find hotel accommodations, and register to attend or sponsor the event visit
The haying can wait a couple of days, the future of our industry depends on you becoming engaged now. Once again, I’m inviting all of you to join me at the R-CALF USA Convention in Rapid City, SD, August 17-18! We are all better working together!


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