Bent-Prowers cattle growers set meeting

Feb 27, 2009
by WLJ

Colorado’s oldest area livestock organization will meet March 21 in Rocky Ford. The annual Bent- Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association will mark the start of its 140th year with its annual meeting and banquet. Events will be held at the Chuck Wagon Inn in Rocky Ford. The meeting is open to the ranching community.

Registration begins at noon and the business session starts at 1 p.m. with association and legislative summaries. Representatives of the departments of agriculture, brand inspection, forest service and wildlife, as well as the Colorado Beef Council, Colorado Cattlemen’s and Colorado Cattlewomen’s associations are expected to provide updates. Following a break, the association members will consider resolutions and hold elections for Baca, Bent, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers county board representatives. — WLJ