Young Stockgrowers is a committee within the Montana Stockgrowers Association designed to develop tomorrow’s leaders.
Young Stockgrowers is tailored to meet the needs and interests of young cattlemen and women across Montana. Our members are primarily between the ages of 18 and 40 and are interested in learning more about the cattle and beef industries as they return to their ranches, start their careers, or develop new businesses.
Membership is the lifeblood of the Montana Stockgrowers Association and dues revenue from concerned cattle producers drives the activities of this organization year-round. Membership is structured on a “fair-share” basis, with dues dependent upon per head of cattle—both Cow-Calf and Stocker-Feeder—for all cattle-owning members. Young Stockgrower Membership is $75, that is half of a Rancher or Associate Membership, for 3 years or until age 40. A special Student Membership ($20) is available for full-time college students to introduce young producers to the activities and efforts of the Montana Stockgrowers Association. Student members receive the same benefits as ranch members, except they are excluded from voting on policy. Additionally, for non-cattle owners, a non-voting Associate Business Membership is available.
Young Cattlemen’s Conference
The 2015 Young Cattlemen’s Conference, held May 27 – June 5, is an opportunity for cattlemen and cattlewomen between the ages of 25 and 50 to visit segments of the beef industry in other parts of our nation with young cattlemen from other states. Facilitated by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), participants will travel with national attendees to Denver, Chicago and Washington D.C. Applications are due March 1, 2015. Click here to learn more or to complete an application.