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Bedwell Teaches Course at NCBA Cattlemen’s Convention

February 9, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shane Bedwell, AHA director of breed improvement and chief operating officer, taught the course “Reducing lameness and improving cattle structure through genetics and management” Feb. 1 at the 24th edition of the Cattlemen’s College during the 2017 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville.

Bedwell’s course was one of 15 educational sessions taught to more than 1,000 cattlemen and women in attendance at the event.

“I’m very humbled I was asked to speak at the Cattlemen’s College,” Bedwell said. “Continued education is a vital part of advancing the beef industry, and I’m thankful to play a small role in the future of our industry.”

Presentations from the 2017 Cattlemen’s College will be available online after Feb. 17 at


The American Hereford Association, with headquarters in Kansas City, Mo., is one of the largest U.S. beef breed associations. The not-for-profit organization along with its subsidiaries, Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC, Hereford Publications Inc. (HPI), and American Beef Records Association (ABRA), provide programs and services for its members and their customers, while promoting the Hereford breed and supporting education, youth and research. For more information about the Association, visit

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