20th annual Peace Country Beef Congress goes this weekend at the Lakota

Both Friday and Saturday.

The Peace Country Beef Congress, bringing industry members together to showcase the livestock and products available to Peace Country producers, goes this weekend for the 20th time.

“Things are shaping up nicely, we’ve got lots of cattle and lots of people,” says Liz Gustafson with the Beef Congress.

“Mother Nature co-operated with us as well.”

Gustafson said in addition to exhibitors, the jackpot class is always a draw for those in attendance. It goes 4:15pm Friday.

Exhibitors expected to rock the Lakota this Jan. 5/6 weekend are Altona Falls Angus, Albrecht Farms, Balisky Farms, Cuthbertson Cattle Co., Bar 4A Cattle company, Declan and Dain Ross, DeSmet Farms, while Matt Hedges with Dead Horse Creek Cattle Company will be bringing some commercial Simmental heifers.

Froese Family Farm is being represented by Casey and her Speckle Park/Simmental 4-H project, while Issah Will is bringing his Charolais cross steer. Other exhibitors include KMR Simmentals, Lazy B Livestock, Milne Ranch, Painted K Farms, Rafter SJ Angus, Rimrock Ranch, Rio Grande Angus, Rosefield Simmentals, Wal-Mar Simmentals, Willowdale Simmentals, while Willow Creek Simmentals will showing off their bulls during the pen of three bulls class and in the Cattleman’s choice.

The Peace Country Beef Promotion Society has been organizing a successful Peace Country Beef Congress since 1998. The committee strives each year to bring together a show that meets the marketing needs of both purebred and commercial producers across the region.

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