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About Our Sponsors

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The Southwest Beef Symposium could not take place without the continued support of the individuals, industry groups, and companies who promote producer education. Along with NMSU Cooperative Extension and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, help us extend appreciation to our partners who help us build a better beef industry.

January 9: Afternoon Break

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Happy State Bank

Celebrating its 105th year of operation, the $2.2 Billion Happy State Bank, now has 32 offices in 22 communities in the Texas Panhandle, the South Plains and the DFW Metroplex including, Happy, Abilene, Amarillo, Borger, Canadian, Canyon, Dallas, Dalhart, Dumas, Floydada, Hereford, Lockney, Lubbock, Higgins, Olton, Pampa, Panhandle, Plainview, Silverton, Stratford, Sunray and Texline. Happy State Bank also owns a non-depository branch-- Gold Star Trust Company which is headquartered in Canyon, Texas.

Salvador Gonzalez
(806) 362-BANK (2265)

Steak Supper


Max Thomas
(806) 632-5988

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New Mexico Beef Council

To protect and increase demand for Beef and Beef products in New Mexico through national and state developed consumer marketing programs, thereby enhancing profit opportunities for Beef producers in New Mexico.

Dina Chacon-Reitzel
(505) 841-9407

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Farm Credit of New Mexico

Whether you're just starting your agribusiness or you've spent decades building it, whether you're expanding your operation or preparing to pass it to the next generation, Farm Credit of New Mexico can help you get where you're going.

Will Cantrell

Coffee and Pastries

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New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau

Farm Bureau is a free, independent, nongovernmental and voluntary organization of farm and ranch families united for the purpose of analyzing agricultural problems and formulating action to achieve educational awareness and social advancement, and thereby, to promote the national well-being.

Chad Smith
(505) 899-9240

Social Hour

Stockmen's Feed Bunk, Inc.

Stockmen's Feed Bunk is a certified dealer of Purina, Moormans, Sweetlix, Nutrena, and Vita-Ferm. We carry Montana Silversmiths jewelry, special order buckles, as well as ropes, tack, farrier supplies, flatbeds, trailers and toolboxes.

Kevin Burns

3226 Hwy 54 E
Dalhart, TX 79022
(806) 249-5602

Hwy 385 South
Boise City, OK 73933
(580) 544-3058

January 10: Morning Break

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Kevin Floyd
(505) 400-8737


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Tru-Test Group is a multi-national agricultural company specializing in animal management solutions. With global headquarters in Auckland, New Zealand, and North American headquarters in Mineral Wells, Texas, Tru-Test remains a world leader in milk meters, livestock scale systems and EID readers, and electric fencing. Tru-Test products are sold under several brand names including Tru-Test, Speedrite, Stafix, Hayes and Patriot in more than 70 countries worldwide.

528 Grant Road
Mineral Wells, TX 76067
(800) 874-8494