Upcoming Cattlemen's Congress 2022 is Ready for You
Oklahoma Farm Report
15 Nov 2021
The second annual Cattlemen’s Congress is coming to Oklahoma City to ring in the new year. Ron Hays, senior farm and ranch director for the Radio Oklahoma Ag Network, sat down with Bray Haven, executive vice president of Cattlemen's Congress, to talk more about the upcoming event. If you missed their first conversation, check it out here.
Cattle exhibitors, sellers and buyers at the first Cattlemen’s Congress said they had never had an experience like that before, according to Haven, thus setting the show apart from the rest of the industry.
“They went back home and said, ‘we are coming back next year,’” Haven said. “We really hope that 2022 is as big or even bigger than our inaugural year.”
Even though the 2022 Cattlemen’s Congress is just the second show, the team that puts it on is excited to roll out some improvements.
24 cattle breeds are expected to enter the show ring, 15 sales are schedules to take place, featuring some of the best of those breeds, plus a trade show are all on the books for the upcoming cattle show.
“The trade show is an animal of its own,” Haven said. “We started in the summer putting out some feelers on getting some trade show and herd-sire displays and booths - we have already got a waiting list for that.”
Haven said a full trade show is a good problem to have...
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