Awesome line-up of speakers at upcoming banquet Oct. 30-31

Don’t miss our line-up of awesome speakers at the CPoW/Northwest Farmers’ Union banquet next week:


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10:00-10:30am Registration
10:30-11:30am Dani Beers, U.S. Cattlemen’s Association
11:30-12:00pm Sarah Laird, The Bee Girl, “Our Honey Bees: Sentinels of Impending Disaster, or Conduits of Change?”
12:00-1:00pm LUNCH—Speaker panel on hemp/cannabis; Joy Beckerman Maher – Industrial Hemp, Alex Cooley – Cannabis Industry
1:00-2:00pm CPoW Annual Business Meeting/NFU Annual Business meeting
2:00-2:30pm Derek Sandison, Washington State Director of Agriculture
2:30-3:00pm Dr. Joe Baker,Washington State Veterinarian
3:00-4:00pm Brian Dansel, Washington State Senator, Seventh District, “How to be an effective advocate for farming and ranching in Olympia”
4:00-5:00pm BREAK
5:00-6:00pm Social Hour
6:00pm-9:00pm CPoW/NFU Banquet Prime Rib Dinner and Auction with National Farmers’ Union President Roger Johnson speaking on “Country of Origin Labeling, Trade Issues and Renewable Fuel Standards.”


8:00am Breakfast
8:30am-9:30am Deb Conroy, Estate Attorney ,”Estate planning, estate tax, farm and ranch planning.”
9:30am-10:30am Jim Chmelik, Idaho County Commissioner, “Better Access – Better Management – Brighter Future for our Public Lands in the West”
10:30-11:00am Patti Brumbach, Washington State Beef Commission, “The Washington Beef Checkoff – Investing in your Future Today”
11:00-12:00 Dawn Nelson, Lincoln County Cattlemen (WA), Presentation on Sage Grouse issue
12:00 Conclude event

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