USCA 15th Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer’s Forum Coming Up

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USCA 15th Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer's Forum Coming Up

USCA 15th Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer's Forum Coming Up

This December 8-10, the U.S. Cattlemen's Association will host its 15th Annual Meeting and Cattle Producer's Forum in Nashville.

The Annual Meeting brings together USCA members, supporters, and industry leaders to review the past year’s successes and determine policy goals for the year ahead. With significant progress being made on cattle market reform legislation this year, the Annual Meeting will be a critical time to reflect and prepare for the next Congressional session.

Thursday, December 8

2:00pm – 6:00pm: Board of Directors Meeting

· Discussion of long-term strategic goals and bylaws revisions.

· Annual business meeting of the Board of Directors.

5:00pm – 7:00pm: New Member Orientation

Friday, December 9

7:00am – 10:00am: Registration

8:00am – 12:00pm: Policy Committee Meetings:

· 8:00am – 11:00am: Marketing & Competition

· 8:00am – 11:00am: Independent Beef Processors

· 9:00am – 11:00am: Transportation / Public Lands & Environment

· 9:00am – 11:00am: Labeling / Trade

· 10:00am – 12:00pm: Animal Health & ID / Checkoff

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Networking Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm: How to Get the Most Out of Your Membership

2:00pm – 4:00pm: Annual Meeting of Members: Policy Resolutions and other business as needed.

Dinner on Your Own

Saturday, December 10

7:00am – 10:00am: Registration

8:30am: Welcome & Introductions

8:45am – 9:15am: "Are you a Gate Opener or a Gate Keeper?" with Markie Hageman, Girls Eat Beef, too.

9:15am – 10:00am: Setting the Stage: What’s Up in Washington, D.C.     

10:00am – 12:00am: Producer Profitability Workshop, hosted by Corbitt Wall.

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Beef Luncheon, featuring Trey Wasserburger, Sustainable Beef LLC, North Platte, Nebraska

1:00pm – 1:15pm: Sponsor Updates

1:15pm – 2:00pm: Exploring the findings of USCA’s Beef Checkoff-funded projects: the Meat Demand Monitor and A Strategy for Improving Consumer Perception of Beef and Beef Production Systems

2:00pm – 3:00pm: Consumer Perspectives: Bitcoin, Beef, and Decentralized Systems

3:00pm – 4:00pm: Producer Townhall, hosted by Jim Mundorf of Lonesome Lands: How do you envision the future of the U.S. cattle industry? What are the industry’s current blind spots?

4:00pm – 5:30pm: Power Hour and Live Auction

Dinner on Your Own

To register click here.


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