Cattlemen's Gathering

Friday - October 4th, 2019 - Starts @ 10 am

Don’t miss this year’s Cattleman’s Gathering – a chance to mingle with industry leaders, exchange ideas with your fantastic peer group, visit one on one with many of the animal health professionals that will be on hand, and learn more about enhancing your product and opportunities for greater success!

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2019 Schedule of Events

Embracing New Technologies to Keep your Operation Ahead of the Curve

10:00-10:30 am

10:30 am-11:00 am
Why should I schedule a BSE?
Discussion on the importance of an annual Breeding Soundness Exam for your herd bulls

11:00-11:30 pm
Putting the Best Foot Forward
The American Simmental Association introduces its newest tool to assess foot and leg structure

11:30-12:00 pm
The Future of Beef Cattle Identification
The upcoming changes in state laws regarding EID requirements and brand inspections and how you can use them to positively impact your operation

Special Guests

Don Peter, DVM, Frontier Genetics

Lane Giess, American Simmental Association

Dr. Dana Dobbs, DVM, WA State Field Veterinarian

David Hecimovich, Animal Disease Traceability Coordinator

Robbie Parke, Livestock Identification Program Manager

Kayla Slaybaugh, Livestock Identification Field Supervisor

Mark Malott, Central Oregon Ranch Supply

Back by popular demand, we will have nearly 30 age-advantaged bulls available for your selection on Friday October 4th in a relaxed, private treaty atmosphere. Buy one or a trailer load, special terms are available for volume purchases.

In an effort to extend the value of our Cattlemen's Gathering, the presentations are being filmed and posted each year. Please feel free to browse the videos from previous events below and keep checking back as we add more!


2018 Event

What is the Cattlemen’s Gathering?

Presented by Robb Forman, Trinity Farms

Beef Quality Assurance Training

Presented by Dr. Tre Chejo, DVM and Robert Meyers, Zoetis

Look to the Future

Presented by Chip Kemp, American Simmental Association

Feeder Buyers Panel

Guest Speakers: (left to right)

Rocky Forseth, Allied/Superior Livestock

Jack Field, Washington Cattle Feeders Association

John Top, Toppenish Livestock Auction

Mike Para, Para Feeders

Feeder Cattle Marketing

Presented by Rocky Forseth, Allied/Superior Livestock

Genetic Quality Assurance

Presented by Marty Ropp, Allied Genetic Resources

Peer Financial Benchmark

Presented by Terry Hansen, Northwest Farm Credit Services

Introduction to Pasture, Range & Forage Program

Presented by Jack Field, CKP Insurance

2017 Event



The Value of Genetic Selection

Presented by Marty Ropp, Allied Genetic Resources





Feeder Profit Calculator  

Presented by Chip Kemp, American Simmental Association