Hartington Native Listed Among Young Cattlemen’s Connections Class, 10 Cattlemen From Across Nebraska Selected

Hartington Native Listed Among Young Cattlemen’s Connections Class, 10 Cattlemen From Across Nebraska Selected
Courtesy of Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation.

LINCOLN – The Young Cattlemen’s Connections Class of 2023 was recently announced and featured an induvial from northeast Nebraska.

According to a release from the Nebraska Cattlemen, the selection committee chose 10 emerging leaders for the prestigious two-year program to help these participants develop a solid foundation of industry knowledge and to strengthen the future of Nebraska’s beef industry.

Among the Young Cattlemen’s Connections (YCC) Class of 2023 will be Christina Lammers from Hartington.

Nebraska Cattlemen President-elect Steve Hanson stated, “there were many outstanding applicants who made our decision process difficult, and we are grateful for their participation. The YCC Class of 2023 is a talented group of individuals. I look forward to watching this group strengthen their industry knowledge and leadership skills as we set up the future of the beef community for success.”

Joining Lammers will be Austin Aksamit (Denton) Connor Biehler (Lincoln), Catie Blessin (Kenesaw), Jon Caraway (Lexington), Rachel Eickman (Chester), Devin Jakub (Dwight), Tanner Justesen (Mitchell, South Dakota), Natalie Jones (Stapleton) and Morgan Rhea (Blair).

During the two-year program, Young Cattlemen’s Connections members are provided with extensive communication training, given the opportunity to tour multiple Nebraska-based agriculture production facilities and trained on how to navigate state agencies and legislative processes.

This program is made possible by the sponsorship of Farm Credit Services of America and the Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation.

To learn more about the Young Cattlemen’s Connections Program, visit www.nebraskacattlemen.org.

The Nebraska Cattlemen association serves as the representative for the state’s beef cattle industry and represents professional cattle breeders, ranchers and feeders, as well as county and local cattlemen’s associations. Its headquarters are in Lincoln with satellite offices around the state to best serve members.

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