Frequently Asked Questions:
Do I have to own cattle to be a member of the ACA?
No, you do not have to own cattle to be a member of the ACA. The ACA has various membership opportunities that best fit individuals and businesses. For individuals interested in being members who do not own cattle, the associate membership is the best option. For more information about membership levels, click here.
How much are annual dues?
ACA annual dues are $50.
When is state convention?
The Annual ACA Convention & Tradeshow will take place Aug. 29 - 31, 2019 in Hot Springs.
What is the 110 program?
110 is a county recruitment program that aims to help counties increase their membership. The goal is to reach 110% of their membership number from the past year. If the goal is reached, each county will earn a stipend to help support programs at their local level.
Does the ACA offer any scholarship opportunities or internships?
Yes, in partnership with other business, ACA offers scholarships for young members. Additionally, the Arkansas Cattlemen's Foundation offers scholarships for incoming and current college students. ACA also offers student internships for college students interested in learning more about the cattle industry. These internships take place in the summer, fall, and spring.
What types of memberships does the ACA offer?
The ACA offers multiple types of memberships to best benefit individuals, families, and businesses. For more information click here.
What is YCLC?
The Young Cattlemen's Leadership Class (YCLC) instills principles of leadership and advocacy within the beef industry and promotes the involvement of young producers within the state. Participants attend five sessions spread throughout the year. During each session, participants get the opportunity to learn different skills to better advocate for the cattle industry in Arkansas and around the country. Participates who complete the course are invited to take part in the graduation ceremony at the 4th Quarter meeting.
How do I subscribe to Arkansas Cattle Business?
When you become a member of the ACA, you automatically will get one free subscription of Arkansas Cattle Business. Additional subscriptions come with higher levels of membership.
Where does ACA stand on certain policy and regulatory issues?
For current ACA policy and regulatory issues, click here.
Is the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association affiliated with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association?
Yes, the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association is a state affiliate of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. For more information about NCBA, click here.