Beef Bucks Awards 2016-2017 Scholarship

Beef Bucks, Inc. has awarded their 2016-2017 academic scholarship to Shelby Riggs of Mitchell, SD. Shelby will be attending the University of Nebraska in Lincoln majoring in Agricultural Economics/Animal Science. Her long term goal is to earn her Juris Doctor, specializing in agricultural and environmental law and to own her own cow-calf operation. This scholarship is awarded with funds from the Beef Bucks scholarship program as well as a memorial given in the name of board member, Delina Nagel.

Beef Bucks, Inc. is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of beef promotion and consumer education. For more information on the organization, go to beefbucks.org

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Beef Bucks Loses Founder

Beef Bucks lost one of the program’s founders on May 20, 2016. Delina Nagel passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Her adult life was filled with beef education and promotion. In the Fall of 1997, she helped with the establishment of the Beef Bucks program and worked, diligently, to make the program what it is today. An example of her dedication – the day word was received of her death, the postman delivered information from her on a project for Beef Bucks. A true beef industry promoter to the very end! We and the industry will truly miss her.

You can read her obituary here: http://goo.gl/ITnI6D

Beef Bucks, Inc. Strikes Lucky 13

Considering the rainy weather in South Dakota in mid-August, Beef Bucks hit a “lucky 13” with a beautiful sunshine filled day for their 13th annual Beef Bucks Golf Classic held August 21, 2015 in Brandon, SD. Forty-nine foursomes consisting of farmers, ranchers and corporate folks enjoyed a fun-filled day of golf topped off with a delicious steak-fry courtesy of National Beef.

The Caliber Creative team finished first in the championship flight with John Deere Company finishing second and First Bank & Trust finishing third. In the first flight, Coteau Hills Cattlemen took home first place; Avera McKennan Health, second; Alltech, third. The Second Flight had Wilson Trailer Company in first place; St. Onge Livestock, second and Lyle Signs in third. Dakota Ethanol took first place in the third flight with Payback (CHS Nutrition), second; Fareway Food Stores, third. Fenske Cattle Company again provided a $500 Beef Buck/VISA card for the winner of the poker run. Karla Tolley of the West Central team was fortunate leave the tourney with the debit card in her pocket. Nichols Fencing provided $20 Beef Bucks in PIN prizes for each of the eighteen holes played by the golfers.

Beef Bucks thanks their many sponsors and participants for enabling them to have a successful 13th year of golfing. The Beef Bucks Golf Classic is held as a fundraiser to maintain the Beef Bucks program and the scholarship fund. Beef Bucks is a non-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors which was established for the purpose of beef promotion and consumer education. For more information on the Beef Bucks program, check out their website – beefbucks.org.

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Three of the foursome for Caliber Creative (Championship Flight – 1st place) Todd Skyberg, Casey Schultz, Brad De Ville, not pictured Chuck Schultz.

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Karla Tolley of the West Central team accepting the $500 Beef Buck/VISA debit card from the poker run sponsor, Randy Fenske of Fenske Cattle Company.

 

BEEF BUCKS, INC. AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

Beef Bucks Inc. awarded four scholarships for the academic year 2015-2016 to students advancing their education.  This year’s scholarships went to Kiera Leddy of Stockholm, SD who is planning to attend South Dakota State University majoring in Agricultural Communications & Biotechnology; Jesse Kirsch of White Lake, SD attending Mitchell Technical Institute in the area of study in Farm Power; Kelli Steffen of White Lake, SD attending Mount Marty with a major in Radiology Technician; and Johanna Roe of Hazel, SD attending South Dakota State University majoring in the field of Agriculture Systems Technology.  Beef Bucks, Inc. is a non-profit organization established for the purpose of promotion and consumer education.  For additional information on the Beef Bucks scholarship program, go to www.beefbucks.org.

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