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2016 WCA/WCW Convention

  • Suncadia Resort Cle Elum, WA (map)

7:00 am - Breakfast in Tradeshow
7:30 am - 6:00 pm - Registration Desk Open
8:00 am - 10:30 am - Environmental Issues Update -
   CAFO Permit, Non-Point Water Quality, WOTUS, Dust Regulations
   Caroline Lobdell, Ex. Dir., Western Resources Legal Center
9:00 am - WSBC Meeting
9:00 am - 10 am - Allied Industry Meeting
10:30 am - 11 am  Tradeshow Break
11:00 am - 12:30 pm - Cattle Market Update
    Greg Hanes, USMEF; John Nalivka, Sterling Solutions; Ken Bacus, NCBA Dir. of Int'l. Trade and Market Access
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - WCW Silent Auction
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Lunch - Trade and Marketing Roundtable Discussion
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sustainability Panel Discussion
    Ashley McDonald, NCBA; Stacey Davies, Country Natural Beef; Kim Stakhouse, Director of Sustainability, JBS
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm - WCW Annual Meeting
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Tradeshow Break
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Joint Committee Meeting
    Public Lands & Wildlife Rancher/Sportsman/ESA (DNR, WDFW, USFS, BLM, PLC, WCA Public Lands Tour)
   Eric Rickerson, USFWS, Grizzly Bear EIS Update
   Donny Martorello, WDFW, Wolf Update
   Ethan Lane, Ex. Director, Public Lands Council

6:30 PM - 11 PM Tradeshow Social, Dinner and ETF Auction
   WCW of the Year
 

Earlier Event: October 15
CWU Homecoming Beef Promotion
Later Event: December 8
Kittitas - 2nd Harvest