Oct
26
8:00 AM08:00

2019 Youth Leadership Conference

Ag: It’s more than sows, cows and plows. 

From exploring careers and opportunities in agriculture, to networking with youth and industry leaders, the day will be fun-filled and packed with opportunity and excitement. The Pacific Northwest is loaded with opportunity in agriculture and it’s waiting for you to put your fingers on it – one leader at a time. 

The First Annual Youth Leadership Conference will be held at the Extension office in Kennewick, WA, with tours to follow in the afternoon. 

All participants will get lunch and a t-shirt, if registered by October 1.Late registrations will only get lunch, no t-shirt. Parents may need to assist with transportation, 509 board members and volunteers will be assisting as well. 

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Aug
26
to Aug 30

New Cowgirl Camp - Lazy R Ranch, Cheney

New to the cattle ranching industry? New Cowgirl Camp offers an opportunity to learn from lifelong ranchers and seasoned professionals about a variety of topics, including:

  • Basic farm skills, fencing, and facilities

  • Animal husbandry and low-stress animal handling techniques

  • Raising and working with horses

  • Managing your farm or ranch for resilience

  • Relationship building

  • Farm business management

  • Leadership and creating positive change

  • Working in the field of agriculture and seeking opportunities

For more information about New Cowgirl Camp, visit www.pnchm.org/educational-opportunities/new-cowgirl-camp or email info@pnchm.org

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Jul
8
to Jul 12

New Cowgirl Camp - Matheson Farms, Bellingham

New to the cattle ranching industry? New Cowgirl Camp offers an opportunity to learn from lifelong ranchers and seasoned professionals about a variety of topics, including:

  • Basic farm skills, fencing, and facilities

  • Animal husbandry and low-stress animal handling techniques

  • Raising and working with horses

  • Managing your farm or ranch for resilience

  • Relationship building

  • Farm business management

  • Leadership and creating positive change

  • Working in the field of agriculture and seeking opportunities

For more information about New Cowgirl Camp, visit www.pnchm.org/educational-opportunities/new-cowgirl-camp or email info@pnchm.org

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Jun
24
to Jun 25

Summer Round-up Mid-Year Meeting

Join us in Lewiston, Idaho for a joint meeting, Washington Cattlemen’s Association and Idaho Cattle Association's annual Summer Round Up! The mid-year meetings will be held at the Red Lion Hotel.

  • 8 am - noon June 24th, WCA Board of Directors Meeting.

  • 11 am June 24th WCW Board of Directors Meeting

  • 1 pm June 25th, Golfing at the Lewiston Country Club.

  • 1 pm June 25th, Annual Range Tour. Tour information TBD.

A full schedule and registration details are available now. 

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Apr
11
9:30 AM09:30

Beef Day On The Hill

The Cattlemen and CattleWomen of Washington have an opportunity to market themselves and their product in Olympia on April 11th as we grill and serve lunch to our Legislators and staff.

Last year over 1,400 people were served tri-tip on a bun at lunch time.

Volunteers - Please arrive between 9:30 - 10:00 on the West steps of the John L O’Brian building - Let parking attendant know that you are there to serve at Beef Day and they will direct you to the correct parking lot.

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Mar
27
to Mar 28

Resilience for Land and Livestock Grazing Conference

Resilience for Land and Livestock is a livestock grazing conference scheduled for March 27-28, 2019 at the Pendleton Convention Center in Pendleton, Ore.

Featured speakers for the event include Gabe Brown, a leader in soil health and grazing management, on March 27, and Temple Grandin, a world-renowned designer of livestock handling facilities and promoter of low-stress livestock handling, on March 28.

For more information about the event, visit rootsofreilience.org or call 509-629-1671.

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Mar
20
12:30 PM12:30

26th Annual WCA All Breeds Bull Sale

Join us for the 26th Annual WCA All Breeds Bull Sale Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Bonina Feed & Sale Facility, Eltopia, WA

102 bulls will be sold including 68 Angus (includes low BW EPD bulls) 11 Simmental and SimAngus 11 Horned and Polled Herefords 1 Red Angus Composite 10 Red Angus 1 Braunvieh Beefbuilder.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • March 19, 2019

    • Noon-6 p.m. Sale bulls may be viewed

  • March 20, 2019

    • 8 a.m. Tradeshow Opens

    • 9 a.m. Consignors Meeting — Sale Site

    • 11 a.m. Complimentary Tri-Tip BBQ sponsored by the tradeshow participants

    • 12:00 p.m. Awards Presentation

    • 12:30 p.m. WCA Bull Test Sale

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Mar
19
10:30 AM10:30

WCA Executive Committee & Board of Directors Meeting

First Quarter BOD Meeting & March Exec. Meeting

Agenda:

  • Updates from District Reps & County Presidents

  • Legislative Update

    • Livestock ID Bill Discussion

  • WCA Lot Lease VOTE

  • Joint Mid-Year Meeting with Idaho Cattlemen’s - June 24 & 25

    • Come get the inside scoop, most up-to-date info!

  • BEEF DAY ON THE HILL - April 11

    • Need volunteers!

Please RSVP for lunch by March 15th. Call the office 509-925-9871 or email wacattle@kvalley.com.

This meeting is being hosted in Connell, just a few minutes away from the WCA Bull Test Sale. Before or after the meeting be sure to stop at Bonina to preview the bulls. Then, join us the next day for the sale, March 20th, to add a quality bull to your herd!

A block of rooms is available at a reduced rate of $90/night at the Red Lion in Pasco for the night of March 19th. Call 509-547-0701 and tell them you are staying for the WCA Bull Sale to get the reduced rate.

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Feb
9
5:30 PM17:30

Kittitas County Cattlemen’s Annual Banquet

  • Teanaway Hall at the Kittitas Valley Event Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The annual Kittitas County Cattlemen’s Banquet is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019.

It will be held in the Teanaway Hall at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg.

5:30 pm - social hour

6:00 pm - prime rib dinner

 There will be a silent auction, live auction, and music.

Tickets are available at the Washington Cattlemen’s Association office or the Old Mill Country Store in Ellensburg.

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Washington Cattlemen's Association | P.O. Box 96 | Ellensburg, WA 98926 | 509-925-9871

Email us at frontdesk@wacattle.org