Nebraska Angus Tour planned Sept. 22-24
Imperial, Neb., is the headquarters of the 2011 Nebraska Angus Tour. Events will kick off the evening of Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. with Bear Mountain Angus hosting the evening meal at their ranch six miles West of Palisade. Chrisman Family Cattle of Wauneta will also have their cattle on display.
On Friday morning, Sept. 23, the tour will leave the parking lot of the Imperial Inn at Imperial promptly at 7 a.m. (MT). From Imperial, the tour group will head Southwest to Windmill Angus Ranch at Haigler for a breakfast stop hosted by the Peterson family. Once finished at Windmill Ranch the tour will head northeast for a stop at Mill Bar Angus Ranch. Mick and Marlene Cox along with their family will welcome the tour group to Friday’s lunch stop. Next up on the itinerary is a stop at Nebraska Bulls Service which is owned by Brian and Donnetta Schafer. The group will then head South of McCook for a visit at Ely Angus hosted by the Roger and Jim Ely families. The final stop of the first day will be an evening meal at Pettera Angus just northeast of McCook. Also having cattle displayed at this stop will be the Johnson Family of Frontier Angus Farms at Stockville and Triple C Cattle Co./Bill and Nikki Cappel of McCook. The tour group will return to their Imperial Inn headquarters at Imperial.
Saturday, Sept. 24, the tour will drive north to Grant and a stop at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. This breakfast stop will be hosted by Huckfeldt-Turner Angus, 9 R Land & Cattle/Chris Fryzek and Vision Angus owned by Brent & Tina Vieselmeyer. From Grant, the tour will once again head north to I-80, then turn west toward Chappell. The second stop on Saturday will be at Boss Premier Cattle hosted by Cordell & Barb Boss, their son Kyle and the rest of their family. From the Boss operation located between Chappell and Julesburg, Colo., the tour group will head north for T 4 Livestock located between Chappell and Oshkosh. Steve and Jeanette Dean are excited to serve as the host to the group at their operation. Sandpoint Cattle Co., owned by John and Laurie Widdowson will be the hosts for the grand finale of this year’s tour at their ranch just east of Lodgepole. The Widdowsons will treat the tour to a hearty lunch stop as they wrap up this year’s tour. The tour bus will return to the Imperial Inn at Imperial, following the stop at Sandpoint.
Registration forms can be downloaded at http://www.nebraskaangus.org, click on the tour banner link, or you can call Suzy Hebbert, Sec/Mgr, at (308) 577-6700 for further information.