June 5-7, 2019  |  Gillette, WY  |  Wyoming Center at the CAM-PLEX

The Dollars & "Sense" of Ranching

Attendee Registration

Join us for 3-days of networking with fellow cattlemen and industry leaders. Plus, catch up on all things new in the Cattle Industry!

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Association with the Wyoming Stock Growers says your company shares the same core values as our members! 

Trade Show Booth Registration

This is a great opportunity to sell merchandise, educate attendees about a service, or advocate for industry issues!

Room Reservations:

Wingate by Wyndham - 2.5 mi from CAM-PLEX  
*Main Hotel*
1801 Cliff Davis Drive Gillette, WY 82718 
(307) 622-1147 
Deadline: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 
$89.00 per night - Identify yourself with the WY Stock Growers Association for the convention rate! 

Candlewood Suites - 2.5 mi from CAM-PLEX
904 Country Club Road Gillette, WY 82718 
(307) 682-6100 
Deadline: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 
$84.00 per night
Identify yourself with the WY Stock Growers Association for the convention rate!

Tentative Agenda: (TBA)

Wednesday, June 5th
10:00 am                Registration Opens                                  
4:00-6:00 pm      Young Producer Assembly Business Meeting & Social 
6:00-9:00 pm      Opening Reception   
Thursday, June 6th
6:30 am                   WSGA Officers, Committee Chairs & Vice Chairs Breakfast    

6:30 am                   Registration Opens   

7:00 am                   WSGA/WCW Past-Presidents’ Breakfast   

8:00 am                   GENERAL SESSION                  

Presiding: 

 * Opening Ceremony - Posting of the Colors 

 * Convention Welcome - Dennis Sun, President 

 * Campbell County Welcome         

8:20 am                   Opening Keynote

How to “Pass the Torch” Without Anyone Getting Burned! 

Wyoming Ranch Succession Planning --Dan Manternach, Perfect Fit Presentations   

9:20 am                   Annual Reports: 

 * Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust 

 * Wyoming Beef Coucil 

 * Wyoming CattleWomen 

 * Wyoming Young Producers Assembly 

 * Wyoming Stock Growers Association   

9:45 am                    Advanced Tax Strategies for Ranchers 

PaulNeifler, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP  

10:20 am                  Break   

10:45 am                  Committee Meetings                                            

* Private & State Lands                                        

* Wildlife                                                          

* Marketing   

12:30-2:00 pm      Cattlemen’s Club Luncheon

Presiding: Scott Sims, First Vice President

Presentation: — Kevin Murphy, Kyle Henriksen

Murphy Henriksen Wealth Management Group   

 2:15-3:45 pm         Committee Meetings 

 * Promotion & Enhancement 

 * Brand 

 * Federal Land   

 4:00-5:30 pm      Committee Meetings 

 * Livestock Health 

 * Ag Tax & Finance 

 * Water   

 6:00 pm                Social/Banquet Presiding: Dennis Sun, President Recognition of Retiring Officers:  Scott Sims Legal Fund Raffle


Friday, June 7th

6:00-6:45 am      Resolutions Committee

6:30 am                 Registration Opens

6:30-7:45 am      Prayer Breakfast Program — Buffet   

8:00 am                 GENERAL SESSION                                  

— Wyoming Congressional Delegation (invited)   

8:30 am                  Changing Traditional Practices to Preserve Traditional Values 

— Dr. Dusty Abney, Beef Cattle Nutritionist, Cargill Animal Nutrition

9:15 am                   Managing Cheatgrass: An Economic Perspective of Forage Response And Cattle Production of Rangelands                                  

— Justin Hossfeld, Out West, LLC-AG & Environmental Engineering                                  

— Steve Saunders, Bridger Ag Ventures   

 9:45 am                  Break 

 10:00 am                Trade Update — Kent Baucus, NCBA 

 11:00 am                 Revising WOTUS        — Travis Jordan, Faegre BakerDaniels LLP   

12:00-1:45 pm       Annual Awards Luncheon       

Presiding: Dennis Sun, President              

Governor Mark Gordon (invited)   

 * Range Professional Award 

 * Guardian of the Grasslands Award 

 * Environmental Stewardship Award 

 * WSGA Endowment Trust Spur Club Initiations     

 2:00-3:30 pm          WSGA Business & Board Meeting   

 3:30 pm                    Installation of Officers          

  Reception