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Copyright © 2011
Angus Journal

Conference & Tour Schedule

Tuesday, September 6

8 a.m.

Welcome — Joe Hampton, president and chairman of the board, American Angus Association

8:15 a.m.

Planning for the Future of the Beef Industry — Tom Field, executive director of producer education, National Cattlemen's Beef Association

9 a.m.

Transition Planning & Perspective from the Next Generation: A panel discussion moderated by Curt Lacy, livestock economist and associate professor, University of Georgia

  • Scott Bennett, Knoll Crest Farm Inc., Red House, Va.
  • Don Schiefelbein, Schiefelbein Farms, Kimball, Minn.
  • Tommy Maples, Maples Angus Farm, Elkmont, Ala.
10:30 a.m.


11 a.m.

Marketing the Product: A Look at Domestic & International Markets

  • Chad Stine, president, Buckhead Beef
  • Geof Bednar, director of international sales, Certified Angus Beef LLC
12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m.

Where There is Vision There is Hope — Bruce Vincent, co-owner, Environomics

2:30 p.m.

Wrap up and dismiss — Bryce Schumann, CEO, American Angus Association

2:45 p.m.

Load buses

3 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

Arrive at University of Georgia

5:15 p.m.

Arrive at Partisover Ranch, Colbert — Dinner

  • Guest speaker: Gary Black, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner
7:30 p.m.

Arrive in Athens

Wednesday, September 7
7:15 a.m.

Depart Hilton Garden Inn

9:15 a.m.

Arrive at Acres Away Angus, Lovejoy — Breakfast

1 p.m.

Arrive at Lane Packing, Fort Valley — Lunch

4:30 p.m.

Arrive at Kensington Farm, Molena — Dinner

9 p.m.

Arrive at Hilton Garden Inn

Thursday, September 8
7:15 a.m.

Depart Hilton Garden Inn

8:15 a.m.

Arrive at Wakefield Farm, Hartwell — Breakfast

10:45 a.m.

Arrive at Bramblett Angus, Elberton

12:30 p.m.

Arrive at Britt Angus, Hartwell — Lunch

3:15 p.m.

Arrive at Mayfield Dairy, Braselton

5 p.m.
  Arrive at Hilton Garden Inn