Contact: Jackie Ditsworth, Graphic Designer, Iowa Cattlemen's Association, (515)296-2266.
The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has been keenly focused on price discovery, market transparency, and producer leverage for nearly a decade, but even more so within the last year due to extreme market disruptions. As the definitive voice of Iowa’s beef business, ICA has prominently led the development of solutions to address cattle marketing concerns. “Producers from each sector in the beef cattle industry rely on price discovery and transparency. We need more information to help us better negotiate marketing agreements with buyers,” said Matt Deppe, CEO of ICA.
In November, ICA will host 10 cattle marketing meetings across the state to provide important updates to producers and solicit grassroots input to help shape the discussion in the coming months. Join ICA’s herd to build better opportunities for Iowa’s cattle producers. Cattle marketing meetings will be held at the following locations:
“ICA is the voice of the independent cattle producer, not just in Iowa, but nationally. Your membership will make our voice louder. Join us and help be part of change,” said Brad Kooima, ICA Feedlot Council member.
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About the Iowa Cattlemen's Association: The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association represents nearly 9,000 beef-producing families and associated companies dedicated to the future of Iowa’s beef industry. ICA’s mission is “Grow Iowa’s beef business through advocacy, leadership and education.” www.iacattlemen.org.