South Dakota Sheep Growers Convention

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South Dakota Sheep Growers Convention

September 27 - September 28

Convention Schedule – DRAFT

Friday September 27, 2019

Tour – “Wyoming Wool and Beyond”
6:30 AM – Departure to MMWM Buffalo, WY and Boller Mills Ranch Wright, WY
Tour of Mountain Meadow Wool Mill and Boller Mills Ranch
Lunch and Supper provided

Saturday September 28, 2019

“The Many Wonders of Wool Industry”
Time                                                      Topic and Speaker
7:30 – 7:35 AM                                     Wade Kopren – Welcome
7:35 – 7:45 AM                                     ASI Update CONFIRMED
7:45 – 8 AM                                           ALB Update – Megan Wortman CONFIRMED
8 – 8:15 AM                                           Wool Council Update – Randy Tunby CONFIRMED
8:15 – 8:30 AM                                     SDSU Update – Dr. Joe Cassady CONFIRMED

8:30 to 10 AM                                      15 minute presentations from 6 wool industry leaders
Ben Hostetler – MMWM CONFIRMED
Dawn Brown – Independence Fiber CONFIRMED
John Helle – Duckworth CONFIRMED
Mike Boney – Burlington Industries INVITED
Jack Ewing  Sandra Boyd – Crescent Sock Company CONFIRMED
Rick Powers – Lempriere and Rafter 7 Merinos INVITED
10 – 10:30 AM                                      Vendor Break
10:30 – 11:30 AM                                 Roundtable Q & A with wool industry leaders

11:30 – 1 PM                                         Awards Luncheon and Invited guest

1 – 1:45 PM                                          Historical Relationship Between SDSU Extension and SD Sheep Industry – Dr. Jeff Held and Dave                                                                   Ollila CONFIRMED
1:45 – 4:30 PM                                     SDSGA Business Meeting
5 – ?                                                        Social hour, banquet, auction, MIWW style show, MIWW & SDSGA awards presentations

Details

Start:
September 27
End:
September 28
Website:
http://www.sdsheepgrowers.org/annual-convention.html

Organizer

South Dakota Sheep Growers Association
Phone:
605-545-0842
Email:
wkopren@live.com
Website:
http://www.sdsheepgrowers.org/home.html

Venue

Holiday Inn
305 N. 27th St.
Spearfish, SD 57783 United States
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