WIRED Event | Grand Island, NE

  • March 10, 2023
  • 7:30 AM
  • March 11, 2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • Grand Island, NE
  • 125

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Eager to learn about chute-side behavior or safe cattle handling procedures?

Then join us in Grand Island, NE for WIRED


With exciting guest speakers, workshops tailored to hot topics in the industry and hands-on learning opportunities. WIRED is the perfect place for all females with a passion for beef cattle to gather together.

Join us for an empowering chance to grow as an individual and advocate for the beef industry.

Speakers include:  

  • Dr. Temple Grandin, Scientist and Animal Behavioralist
  • Dr. Ruth Woiwode, 

    Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior & Welfare UNL

  • Gene Dubas, Owner, Dubas Cattle & Sales Representative, Moly Manufacturing

  • Don Goodman, DVM, Multimin
  • Jesse Fulton, BQA Director, University Nebraska Lincoln
Event Cost:

$100 per registration. Early Registration ends February 24th. Additional $25 after that date

Attendee limit is 125 people

WIRED Location:
Fonner Park - 5 Point Bank Arena
700 E. Stolley Park
Grand Island, NE 68801

Hotel Accommodations:

Hampton Inn 

504 Diers Ave.

Grand Island, NE

(308) 384-9777

To book, reservations can be made in one of 3 ways:  1-calling the hotel directly, 2 - calling our 1-800-Hampton, or 3-going onto our brand website (directions to follow)

When calling the hotel directly, 308.384.9777, please simply ask for the special group code: American National Cattlewomen.

If booking through our Central Reservation line, please call 1-800-Hampton and mention the special group code "ACW".

If booking directly online please follow the steps listed below:

  • Go to www.grandisland.hamptoninn.com
  • Type in your dates of stay (check in Thursday, March 09, 2023 ; check out  Saturday, March 11,  2023)
  • List your number of adults and children
  • Just a little further down you will see "add special rate code"
  • In the "group code" box enter "ACW"
  • Click on the "check room & room rates"
  • A new page will populate and you will be able to select the room type available for your group
  • A new page will populate and reservation information will need to be entered
  • Click on "continue"
  • A new page will populate = Reservation Summary.  This will be where you will also need to enter the payment & complete the reservation from there. 

For more information, contact:

Tammi Didlot | 405.409.7633                                                                                                                Jill Ginn | 806.570.6185    

                                                   

March 09, 2023 – Thursday (Hampton Inn – 504 Diers Ave)

5:30 - 6:30  Welcome Social

March 10, 2023 - Friday (Fonner Park – 5 Points Arena)

7:30 - Registration/Sign in/Breakfast

8:00 – Introductions & Welcome - ANCW

8:30 – Safety when it comes to Cattle!  Why it matters! Pen Design– Moly Mfg

9:00 – Trace Minerals - Don Goodman, DVM - Consulting Vet for Multimin

10:00 – Break / Visit with Vendors

10:30 – Cattle Marketing – Panel to include Feedlot/Salebarn/Auction/Programs

Panel Members: Jaclyn Wilson, Bonnie Christensen, Lou Reiken

12:00 – Break for Lunch – Onsite (ANCW Overview)

1:00 – 4:30 Break Out Sessions        2-2:30 – Break/ Visit with Vendors & Network

A.     Chute Side Manners – Moly Mfg
1.     Vaccine Handling/ Injection Sites
2.     Chute Operation/Animal Restraint
3.     Equipment Selection/Safety
B.     Calf Processing – Don Goodman, DVM
1.     Calf Vaccinations
2.     Castration/Dehorning
3.     Branding/Identification

C.     Working with the Ears – Jennie Hodgen, Merck

1.     Tags

2.     Implants
3.     DNA Tissue Samples

D.     Safe Cattle Handling Demonstration– Moly Mfg
1.     Low Stress
2.     Cattle Movement

6:00 – 8:00 Dinner - Onsite

March 11, 2023 – Saturday -(Fonner Park – 5 Points Arena)

8:00 – Breakfast – Onsite

8:15 – Guest Speaker - Dr. Ruth Woiwode

9:00 – Break/ Visit with Vendors & Network

9:15 – Keynote Address by Dr. Temple Grandin

10:15 – Break/ Visit with Vendors & Network

10:30 – Beef Quality Assurance Overview & Testing Process – Jesse Fulton

11:45 – Wrap-up/Evaluation Survey

 

                                                           

                    

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