Cattlemen's president works to unify, promote industry

Cattlemen's president works to unify, promote industry
Mike Cline, president of the Iowa Cattlemen's Association, checks over his cow-calf herd on his farm near Elgin. Cline and his wife Linda operate a crop and Angus-based commercial cow-calf herd in Fayette and Clayton counties in northeast Iowa.

As the president of the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association (ICA), cattle farmer Mike Cline says he hopes to continue efforts in unifying Iowa’s cattle industry while working to protect the industry he’s loved for 50 years.

Cline, a fifth generation cattle farmer from Elgin in northeast Iowa, began his duties as ICA president in December.

He began his involvement in the industry locally, as a member of the Fayette County cattlemen’s group. What started as participation in a young cattlemen’s tour has led to years of participation and leadership in the industry. He was involved with the Iowa...

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