Benefits of Being Member of LCA

  • Free marketing for Farm to table beef, private treaty cattle and hay
  • A Voice in the U.S. Congress and the Louisiana Legislature
  • Updates about the Industry through The Louisiana Cattleman Monthly Magazine
  • Producer Educational Seminars and Educational Programs
  • Junior Programs and Scholarships
  • Herd, Forage and Pasture Management Information
  • A chance to meet others with similar interests
  • Good business contacts
  • Annual Convention and Trade Show
  • Beef Promotions
  • A chance to play an active role in promoting your product… BEEF!

Participation in these LCA Policy Committees gives you a voice in all LCA long range plans

  • Animal Health and Well Being
  • Ag Policy & Legislative
  • Consumer Info and Beef Promotion
  • Marketing & Foreign Trade
  • Membership & Revenue Development
  • Private Lands & Environmental Management
  • Resolutions

Share in Our Programs and Accomplishments

  • Government Affairs – LCA’s efforts both in Baton Rouge and Washington has resulted in: sales tax exemption on feeds, fertilizer, pharmaceuticals, and diesel fuel; reduction of estate tax; and foreign meat labeling – This will more than pay for your LCA & NCBA dues!
  • Annual Convention – LCA hosts a comprehensive educational seminar including nationally known speakers and after hour activities. It takes place in January each year.
  • Annual Trade Show – LCA along with many vendors participate in AgExpo held third weekend in January each year.
  • LA Beef Quality Assurance Program – LCA sponsors a calf-management certification program designed to improve cattle and increase their market value. This is a joint program with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.
  • LCA Junior Programs – LJCA Membership is $10.
  • LCA’s status as an NCBA State Marketing Partner means lower NCBA membership rates and a stronger relationship between the two associations to better serve your needs..
  • Family Membership – allows a member’s spouse and/or children to qualify for LCA members for only $20 per person/per year.
  • Master Cattle Producer Program – A cooperative effort with LSU AgCenter that offers cattle producers the knowledge necessary to enhance profitability while being environmentally responsible.
  • LCA sponsors Junior Scholarships and Showmanship Awards at livestock shows.
  • Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative – A joint program with NRCS and LCA in which USDA can help you help yourself with your grazing land.
  • Promotional Merchandise for Sale – Caps, visors, license plates, shirts and calendars featuring the LCA logo.
  • Building Use – Our banquet room can seat approximately 125 people. Have your next meeting here.


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