The Northeast Texas Longhorn Association formed in 1986 as an affiliate of the International Texas Longhorn Association (ITLA) to represent the Texas Longhorn cattle producers in the Northeast United States. Today, NETLA members range from North Carolina to Maine to Ohio. We are the second largest ITLA affiliate. The quality of our longhorn cattle in the Northeast is second to none. NETLA is always well represented at the annual ITLA Championship Show with several members bringing home Championships each year. Our membership continues to grow thanks to the hard work and dedication of the NETLA officers, directors & members. Our goal is to be a valuable resource to those interested in learning about Texas Longhorns. We strive to share knowledge and give support to members, whether you are new to longhorns or someone that has a history of raising longhorns. NETLA strongly supports our youth and realizes they are our future. NETLA offers a free youth membership to those youth that own their own cattle. To become a NETLA adult ot youth member click here for a membership application!
The International Texas Longhorn Association (ITLA) is our governing body and a great resource for everything longhorn related from showing to beef production. The ITLA website can be found at www.itla.com and is loaded with valuable information.
To learn more about the history of the longhorn please refer to our “About Texas Longhorns” tab on this website.
NEWS: WELCOME 2014, GOODBYE WINTER - HELLO SUNSHINE! Our first BOD meeting of 2014 was held on March 9, 2014 at the Moxley Residence! There are a lot of exciting things NETLA is taking on in 2014 and the group made great strides in the planning for those events!
10th ANNIVERSARY NETLA SALE – This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the NETLA sale. The sale is always the first Saturday of June making it June 7, 2014. The sale is held at the Four States Livestock Stables in Hagerstown, MD at high noon. Consignments are being accepted from now until April 7, 2014. There will be a Longhorn Social on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 6:30 pm. Complete sale information including Consignment and Catalog Advertising information can be found on the EVENTS tab on this website! Contact Randy Sutton at 717-794-2717 or Lizz Huntzberry at 240-291-1958 for more information.
NETLA 2 DAY SHOW – The NETLA 2 day show will be held on June 28 & 29, 2014 at the Frederick Fairgrounds in Frederick, MD. The show will host Haltered, Non-Haltered and Youth classes and also the Yearling and 2 Year Old Heifer Futurity. A pig roast will be held Saturday evening, June 28, 2014. Complete information can be found on the EVENTS tab on this website. Contact June Cohron at 540-290-2884 for more information.
NETLA YEARLING AND TWO YEAR OLD FUTURITY – The Yearling Futurity will be held in conjunction with NETLA 2 day show in June and the Frederick Fair Show in September. NEW THIS YEAR, IN THE PAST THE YEARLING FUTURITY HAD THE OPTION OF MAKING 2 PAYMENTS OF $50 - THAT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO ONE PAYMENT OF $100 TO BE PAID APPROX. 2 WEEKS BEFORE THE FUTURITY. The 2 Year Old Futurity will be held at the NETLA 2 day show only but will be double judged. The new payment applies to this futurity also, one payment of $100 to be paid approx. 2 weeks before the show. Complete information can be found on the EVENTS tab of this website. Contact Nelson Hearn at 484-638-0228 for more information.
YOUTH ON THE MOVE – The youth are looking into possibly attending the ITLA Championship Show this year. The have a lot of research and financial planning to do but we hope we can support their trip. Shawn Pequignot and Jay Watcher offered to donate a heifer to the NETLA sale if the proceeds go to the youth. Nelson Hearn offered any empty space he may have in his trailer to the youth. Aaron Strickhouser will check with Don Warrington about possibly hauling youth to the Championship show. The youth are also looking at bake sales, silent auctions and t-shirt sales. Contact Jodi King at 717-475-5819 for any information concerning the youth!
NETLA BANQUET ALREADY PLANNED – It was decided to keep the banquet at the Elks Lodge in Hagerstown, MD for 2014. The date will be November 15, 2014. Last years’ banquet was well attended and we had a blast! MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Banquet information will be posted later in the year on the EVENTS tab on the website. Contact Kris Ruppert at 717-773-6159 for any information concerning the banquet.
**SHOW DATES HAVE BEEN UPDATED, CHECK OUT THE EVENTS PAGE OF THIS WEBSITE!
**THE NEXT BOD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY EVENING, JUNE 28, 2014 AT THE NETLA 2 DAY SHOW IN FREDERICK, MD. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND!