Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association

Serving Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers counties. Organized in 1870.


Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Assn Meeting

The 151st annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers' Association annual meeting was Saturday, April
4, 2020 in a Zoom virtual session. Highlights included elections, and educational round table, industry and legislative updates.

Click here to listen to a recording of the meeting.

New 2020/2021 officers are: Bo Karney of Las Animas, President; Randy McEndree of Springfield, 1st
Vice President; Cory Crow of Rocky Ford, 2nd Vice President, and Amber Freouf of Bristol as Secretary/Treasurer.

Directors are: Bent County - Pat Karney, Lori Chase, and Brock Martin; Baca County - Reggy Lusk, Corby
Mackey, Mallory Sikes and Erroll Cook; Kiowa County - Terry DeWitt, Bruce Fickenscher, Ron O’Neal and
Timy Trosper; Otero/Crowley Counties - Bill Gray, David Mendenhall, Curtis Russell and Pat Ptolemy; and
Prowers County - Hans Hasser, Karissa Hasser, Milton Rink and Amanda Saunders.

Past presidents Matt Neuhold and Nolan Davis round out the board.

In the educational roundtable, Steve Wooten, Natalie Edmundson and Kacey Myers discussed “Soil Health Meets Livestock Production.” Their highlights are found on this page. The membership also heard updates from Todd Inglee, Colorado Beef Council Executive Director; Chris Whitney, Colorado Brand Commissioner; Todd Marriott, Colorado Parks & Wildlife Area Wildlife Manager; Amber Saunders on behalf of JoAnn McEndree, Colorado CattleWomen; Terry Fankhauser, Colorado Cattlemen’s Executive Vice President; and lawmakers Rep. Richard Holltorf and Sen. Larry Crowder.


Other Resources

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