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Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show slated for June 4-7

Cody – As summer begins in Wyoming, the Wyoming Stock Growers Association’s (WSGA) Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show is set to kick off on June 4 at the Holiday Inn in Cody. 

“Join us in Cody for industry camaraderie, education and decision making at the 2014 convention,” says WSGA. 

This year’s convention theme, “Defining our Opportunities,” will feature a full schedule of presentations from National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Vice President Tracy Brunner, Wyoming’s congressional delegation, Governor Matt Mead, State Auditor Cynthia Cloud and State Treasurer Mark Gordon, among others. 

“Ever wonder how we can ‘Define our Opportunities’?” asks WSGA. “Join us for the 2014 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show and find out.”

“WSGA is the second oldest cattle association in the United States, and we work tirelessly to support and represent livestock producers across the state,” they continue. “We make sure your voice is heard.”

The convention promises pertinent industry updates and the opportunity for members to offer input to the future of WSGA.

To register for the convention, visit wysga.org/event and click “2014 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show.”

Trade show registration and sponsorships are also available at the WSGA website. 

Blair Hotels in Cody will be hosting the event. 

Room reservations are available for a flat rate of $129 at the Holiday Inn and the Comfort Inn. To make reservations at the Holiday Inn, call 307-587-5555 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For reservations at Comfort Inn, call 307-587-5556 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A block of rooms will be available until May 30.

“Don’t miss the opportunity to mingle with friends as we take advantage of our time in beautiful Park County,” says WSGA. “We look forward to seeing you!”

SIDEBAR:
Convention highlights ag issues

During the 2014 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show, a number of exciting events and speakers will address attendees. The highlights of the conventions are listed below.

June 4 –Y-Tex Facilities Tour

June 5 –Sage Grouse Issues 

Committee Meetings 

Buffalo Bill Historical Center Tour, Reception, Raffle and Auction

June 6 – Sustainability in the Beef Industry 

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead 

University of Wyoming President Richard McGinity 

Greg Peterson of the Peterson Farm Brothers 

Wyoming Stock Growers Association Banquet and live music, featuring local talent

June 7Congressional delegation 

Candidate Forums for Secretary of State and Superintendent of Public Instruction

Focus on the next generation of agriculture