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Talkington elected as Angus association alternate delegate

BELFIELD — An Angus breeder here has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, according to a news release.

Shane Talkington of Belfield is a member of the American Angus Association headquartered in St. Joseph, Mo. He is one of 304 Angus breeders who have been elected by fellow members to serve as alternate state representatives to the meeting, which is Nov. 6 at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo. Delegates from 42 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada, will meet to elect new officers and five directors for the association’s board.

The meeting will take place in conjunction with the 2014 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show, which runs Nov. 4-6.