Sparks, NV - December 27, 2016
Jim Barbee, of the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) was
recognized with the Presidents Award at the 2016 joint meeting of the Nevada
and California Cattlemen’s Associations held in Sparks.
has shown commitment to the cattlemen’s lifestyle,” David Stix, Jr., Nevada Cattlemen’s Association (NCA) President,
said. “His professionalism and fairness are his foundation in his strict
adherence to the laws and policies of the state.”
President’s Award is awarded by the president of NCA to an individual or group
who shows a commitment to better the livestock industry through their actions
am honored to be recognized by the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association,” Director
Barbee said. “The livestock industry is Nevada’s largest agricultural industry,
and the NCA is an important fixture in representing the industry.
The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA)
promotes a business climate that is fair, economically viable and encourages an
environmental stewardship that serves to protect food, fiber and human health
and safety through effective service and education. NDA includes the divisions
of Administration, Animal Industry, Consumer Equitability, Food and Nutrition
and Plant Industry.