AGENDA for 2017 WILDROSE - for THOSE THAT are REGISTERED

Feb 25, 2017

2017 WILDROSE CONVENTION
BISON SHOW & SALE


AGENDA


Friday, March 17th

9:00 AM - Doors Open at Kinsmen Community Centre Visit Trade Booths
10:00 AM - Welcome, BPA Update : Chair, Roger Van
10:20 AM - KEYNOTE SPEAKER : Roland Kroos, Crossroads Ranch Consulting, Bozeman, MT
              "Profitability in Raising Bison Today”

12 Noon LUNCH – Bison Irish Stew : Visit Trade Display Booths

1:00 PM - Update on CBA & International Bison Conference 2017
             Terry Kremeniuk, CBA Executive Director
1:30 PM - Summary of 2016 Benchmarking Data
              UofA Capstone Project Students
2:00 PM - Benchmark Data Gathering “We Need Your Participation”
              Bruce Gordon
2:05 PM - Alternative Feed, Bison Mineral Needs : Murray Feist, SK Ministry of Agriculture

3:00 PM COFFEE BREAK : Visit Trade Display Booths

3:30 PM - Alberta Handling Systems / Growing Forward 2 Funding
              Jill Dennis, AB AG & Forestry
4:00 PM - Producer Panel on Production & Marketing Ideas :
             Neil Hochstein, Cynthia Austin, Steven Lunty

4:45 PM - Convention Day Ends

5:00 PM BAR OPENS (Silent Auction Bidding Begins)

6:00 PM BISON BANQUET

7:15 PM - Wildrose BISON AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

8:00 PM…… - Live and Silent Fun Auction, Socializing 


Saturday, March 18th

9:00 AM - BPA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING at Kinsmen Community Centre
9:45 AM - Judges Comments
10:00 AM - View Bison at Vold Jones & Vold Auction Mart
12 NOON - SALE of Wildrose Show Bison
Followed by : Draw of the Winning Raffle Ticket for the 2016 Heifer Calf
[Make Sure you Get your Ticket ! ]
Then: The VJV Commerical Bison Sale





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