Oklahoma Cattlemen to Host Beef Day at the Capital on Tuesday, May 4
Oklahoma Farm Report
06 Apr 2021
The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association will host ‘Beef Day’ at the State Capitol on Tuesday, May 4. The event will take place in the Capitol Rotunda from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The purpose of Beef Day is to provide our elected officials and those that work with them a tasty beef meal while promoting beef and building relationships. Oklahoma is the 2nd largest beef producing state in the U.S. with more than 55,000 ranches statewide.
“Beef cattle adds over $3 billion to the Oklahoma economy annually,” said Michael Kelsey, OCA Executive Vice President. “It's important for us to educate our elected officials that beef is more than just what's for dinner here in Oklahoma!”
In addition to the OCA, The Oklahoma Beef Council, Oklahoma CattleWomen, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and the Oklahoma State University Animal Science Extension set up booths inside the capitol rotunda all in an effort to promote beef and enlighten attendees on the daily, diligent efforts of ranchers to care for land and cattle...