2012 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show in Jackson May 30-June 2
Convention will help cattle producers ‘Field the Curve Ball’
by Wyoming Stock Growers Association
May 22, 2012
The 2012 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention & Trade Show is May 30-June 2 at the Snow King Resort in Jackson and will gather producers statewide to discuss "Fielding the Curve Ball – Regulation. Litigation. Misinformation." Hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA), the annual convention is open to members and non-members alike.
Attendees can pre-register by May 25 at reduced rates or register at the door. Registration opens at the Snow King at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30 and the convention kicks off with a Welcome Reception at 6:30 p.m.
On Thursday, May 31, Keynote Speaker Damien Schiff of the Pacific Legal Foundation will highlight the Opening General Session with his presentation "Sackett v. EPA: Compliance orders and the right of Judicial Review." Attendees will also hear:
• "The Truth About Beef" from Weldon Wynn of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board.
• "Public Land Challenges" from Dustin VanLiew of the Public Lands Council.
• CattleFax Report provided by Analyst-Global Market Specialist Brett Stuart.
• And a special presentation by JD King, creator of the award-winning documentary "Crying Wolf". This is an exclusive opportunity to preview the documentary, ask questions of King and get copies of the movie autographed.
Thursday afternoon will feature two optional sessions: "Benefiting from a Livestock Warranty Program" and "Facing Estate Tax Challenges". The day will conclude with an Evening at the Snake River Ranch, where guests will Celebrate WSGA’s 140th Anniversary in the midst of Jackson’s breathtaking scenery.
On Friday, attendees will hear reports and new initiatives from industry partners and conduct business in WSGA Committee Meetings. WSGA will also recognize several special individuals at the annual Awards Luncheon. The evening banquet will feature installation of new officers and recognition of outgoing officers.
The convention will conclude with Saturday’s Roundup Breakfast which will feature invited speakers Senator Mike Enzi, Senator John Barrasso, and Representative Cynthia Lummis.
Due to the unique location of this year’s convention in world-renowned Jackson, the schedule will also offer "free time" for attendees to explore the town and countryside with friends and family.
Contact WSGA at 307-638-3942 or visit www.wysga.org to pre-register or obtain a copy of the preliminary agenda.