MONTANA CATTLEMEN’S 20th ANNUAL CATTLEMEN’S DAY
Saturday, December 4, 2021 – Yogo Inn, Lewistown, MT
Please join us either in person at the Yogo Inn or via Zoom
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ~ NO REGISTRATION FEE
9:00 a.m. Cutting Fences Support program for individuals in agriculture who have sustained injuries, accidents, or have disabilities
9:30 a.m. Montana Dept. of Livestock ~ Mike Honeycutt, Executive Officer
10:00 a.m. Montana Weed Control ~ Kelsey Miller, Weed Coordinator
11:00 a.m. USDA—Fair & Competitive Markets ~ Andy Green, Sr. Advisor
12:00 noon Lunch—French Dip meal ($21)**
1:00 p.m. EPD’s; Advanced Genetics; Carbon Credits ~ Leo McDonnell
2:00 p.m. Montana Beef Council ~ Chaley Harney, Executive Director
2:30 p.m. Fort Belknap Water Compact; American Prairie Reserve
Gale Decker, Lake Co. Commissioner; Ed Amescoy, Phillips Co. Attorney
3:30 p.m. COOL Update & Cattle Markets ~ Ken Morris & Newell Roche
(Invited Senator Jon Tester and Senator Mike Rounds)
4:30 p.m. MCA Annual Business Meeting ~ Open to all members
Resolutions, board nominations, issues for 2022
6:00 p.m. Cocktail hour sponsored by Hoven Equipment
6:30 p.m. Dinner—BBQ with all the trimmings ($24)**
**PLEASE RSVP TO GUARANTEE A MEAL: (406) 467-2251
If joining via ZOOM
Or by telephone: (669) 900-9128 or (253) 215-8782
Meeting ID: 657 972 4094 Passcode: 360750
Montana Cattlemen’s Association Mission Statement:
To actively participate with Montana cattle producers to protect our industry’s future.
To address market interests, serve to support Montana’s environmental, cultural and historical heritage, and protect the interests of Montana cattle producers in international markets and trade issues.
The Montana Cattlemen’s Association shall be true environmentalists in protecting and advancing their environmental positions in water rights, mineral rights, and natural resources.
The purpose of MCA is to address the market interests of Montana cattle producers. MCA will serve to support the environmental, cultural and historical interests of Montana cattle producers. A primary purpose is to ensure prosperity to rural Montana by advancing the interests of agriculture.
The MCA Board is comprised of 12 directors elected as follows: Three districts – Western, Central, Eastern – with two directors each; four at large directors elected from any part of Montana; one business director; and one Native American director. Those districts and current directors can be found by clicking on the officers & directors button above. Your voice through your director is important to the success of MCA and your future.
With a host of challenges facing the cattle producer and his way of life, it is imperative that each and every cattleman in the State of Montana becomes more active in protecting his livelihood.
By joining MCA your voice will be heard and with hard work, dedication, and perseverance the cattle industry will thrive.
MCA is working on issues such as:
- Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)
- Animal Identification
- Property and Water Rights
- Montana Beef Checkoff
- Animal Health and Welfare
- Marketing and Competition
- Wildlife Management
- Government Relations
- Montana Certified Natural Beef
- Global Trade
- Youth in Agriculture
- Workers Comp Dividends
Montana Cattlemen’s Association is a producer-driven grassroots organization committed to increasing profitability for the Montana cattle industry. We are dedicated to increasing profit opportunities for you and your family as well as for future generations.