18 APRIL 2015
“Elko County Sage-Grouse [Unique] Experience”!!
April 18, 5am-11am, free, includes a T-shirt (thanks to our generous sponsors) Participants will visit a Sage-Grouse lek, have breakfast, learn about the biology and conservation of the bird and do hands-on activities. Space is limited - Register at email@example.com
18 APRIL 2015
“Creating A Farm Website Workshop”
9:00 am – 4:00pm, WNC Fallon Campus, Virgil Getto Hall 160 Campus Way, Fallon. $35 after April 11 Registration required - Lunch included workshop will give you a hands-on opportunity to create a website and link it to social media. Your new website will help connect you with customers, increase media exposure and drive traffic to your farm. Information: 775-445-3000. General Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
18 APRIL 2015
Great Basin Aggie Club 10Th Annual Dinner!
Everyone is invited to celebrate, recognize and honor the GBC Aggie Alumni from the past 10 years. Raffle for ½ Beef sponsored by Kristin McQueary - tickets $5 each or 6 for $20. Social Hour: 6:30pm, Dinner: 7:00pm - $25/person, Elko Convention Center. Dinner cooperative project: Ruby Mountain FFA, The Star Restaurant and Winnemucca Farms. For More Information contact Advisor Heather Steel: 775 753 2303 or email@example.com.
22 APRIL 2015
Administrative Professionals Day
22 APRIL 2015
40th Anniversary of Earth Day
Begun in 1970, held every April 22nd.
See: www.earthday.org for more information.
23-24 APRIL 2015
NCBA Young Beef Leaders Meeting
NCBA offices, Denver, CO - Region VI Representative Amber Miller will attend as part of the group discussion in establishing the future direction of the YBL Program, and to develop a Plan Of Work.
24 APRIL 2015
BLM Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC
8 a.m., Friday, April 24, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr., in Las Vegas, Nev. Each of the three citizen-based Nevada RACs advises and makes recommendations to BLM RE: public land management. Open to the Public; Public Comment allowed at 11:15 am; written comments may be submitted to RAC Coordinator, Chris Hanefeld at the Ely District Office, 702 North Industrial Way, HC 33 Box 33500, Ely, NV 89301. The agenda is available online at http://bit.ly/MOSORAC. For more information, contact Chris Hanefeld, BLM Ely District Office public affairs specialist, at (775) 289-1842 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
25 APRIL 2015
14Th Annual Elko City/ County /
Spring Creek / Carlin / Wells / Osino / Ruby Valley Clean-Up, Green-Up Day!
Teams & Individual Participation encouraged! Elko City Landfill fees waived for residential customers for the day. Recycle through your local sanitation company. Volunteer Raffle Prizes, drawing May 1st. Prescription Drug Roundup behind Sherman Station + 2 boxes of shredding! “Grow a Tree” Workshop @ Main City Park 10:30 am – 11:30 am. Many community clean-up projects throughout the County. Activities generally 7:30 am – 11:30 am, Volunteer Appreciation BBQ in Elko City Park Pit #1, & SC Marina @ 11:30am. Call City of Elko, Linda Buffington for more information or to pre-register 775 777 7210 or email@example.com.
28-30 APRIL 2015
Weed Management: Pesticide Training: NV Dept. of AG Testing. Workshop
California Trail Interpretive Center, eight miles west of Elko. Weed Extravaganza provides weed management training or a refresher. Schedule (4/28) will be the Elko County Weed Summit; (4/29) Pesticide Applicator Training; (4/30) Testing by Nevada Department of Agriculture for restricted-use pesticide certification. We anticipate 14 CEUs available for those that attend on 4/28 & 29. Featured speaker at the Weed Summit will be Dr. Joe DiTomaso (UC Davis), nationally recognized weed control expert. Joe will be presenting state-of-the- art information on Medusa-head control. For more information contact Kent McAdoo, 775 738 1251 or 775 340 3099 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
29 APRIL 2015
UNCE UNR Drought Planning Workshops
6:00pm: Focusing on long-term planning related to current drought, uncertain water supplies. Classes tailored to local conditions and regulations. $5 covers all materials, refreshments. Churchill County Extension Office, 111 Sheckler Road, Fallon. For more information, contact John Cobourn, 775-336-0244. To register for the drought workshops, go to the Living With Drought website, www.livingwithdrought.com.
30 APRIL 2015
Northern NV Sage-Grouse Working Group 16th Annual Dinner/Meeting
6-9 pm, Western Folklife Center. $15 per person for Dinner and desserts, No Host Bar, Southwind providing music; Evening presentation: Agee Smith of the Cottonwood Ranch: Grazing to Promote Riparian Health accompanied by Carol Evans of BLM: Riparian Restoration Examples Poster Display. RSVP by April 25 to Gerry Miller, email@example.com 778-3355.
5-7 MAY 2015
NCBA Professional Development Workshop
Las Vegas, NV – Rio Hotel!
6-7 MAY 2015
Animal Agriculture Alliance, 14th annual Summit
Kansas City Missouri. Connect with more industry stakeholders, help present agriculture decision makers with the issues of the day and collaboratively problem solve and will focus on the future of animal agriculture, both literally and figuratively. See animalagalliance.org/summit for more information.
9 MAY 2015
Elko County Cattlewomen’s Annual Dinner featuring TRENT LOOS!
6th Generation Farmer and Radio Personality Trent Loos – event is FREE! Western Folklife Center, 5:30pm. This is a Don’t Miss Event – Tomorrow is Mother’s Day! For more details: Contact Rachel Buzzetti 775 224 2697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 MAY 2015
12-13 MAY 2015
NCBA BQA State Coordinators Meeting
Ft. Collins, CO. For more information contact Grace Webb, Producer Education - Beef Quality Assurance, at 303 850 3338 or email@example.com.
13 MAY 2015
UNCE UNR Drought Planning Workshops
6:00pm: Focusing on long-term planning related to current drought, uncertain water supplies. Classes tailored to local conditions and regulations. $5 covers all materials, refreshments. Lyon County Cooperative Extension, 504 S. Main St., Yerington. For more information, contact John Cobourn, 775-336-0244. To register for the drought workshops, go to the Living With Drought website, www.livingwithdrought.com.
14-15 MAY 2015
NCBA Cattle Transportation Symposium
Gathering industry experts and stakeholders in Ft. Collins, CO to discuss issues, research, and solutions directly related to cattle transportation, to provide clarity regarding the current state of the industry and the future of cattle transportation in the United States. (**Note: if you are attending the symposium, please book your return flight on Friday after 3:45 pm. We will have a bus going to dia at 1:00 pm (after the symposium). For more information contact Grace Webb, Producer Education - Beef Quality Assurance, at 303 850 3338 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Chase DeCoite 303 850 3369 or email@example.com. For schedule and to register: Click Here
19-21 MAY 2015
Agricultural/ Agri-Business Issues Conference
Topics include unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) use on farms and ranches, economic benefits of craft distilleries, viticulture and enology (wine), “green” technologies for energy and high value chemical production and drought planning for agriculture, workforce development among other topics. Additional offsite tour features the Desert Farming Initiative, USA Foods, and Renown Hospital. Conference held in Joe Crowley Student Union at UNR. Joint sponsors: UNR College of Business, the Western Nevada Development District, and USDA Rural Development. April 30 for $125 Early Bird registration; $150 thereafter which covers registration fees, Wed. and Thurs. lunches and special programs. For more information contact Sheryl Gonzales, firstname.lastname@example.org, 775-883-7333 ext. 2000, or register on-line at www.wndd.org
25 MAY 2015
27 MAY – JUNE 4 2015
NCBA YCC Conference & Tour
Denver CO and Washington, D C - $3,000/person
10-11 JUNE 2015
Shoesole Resource Management Group & Sustainable Alliance of Northern Elko County (SANE) Summer Tour tentatively scheduled.
Tour of one of the Shoesole ranches would take place on the 10th, and Joint Meeting of members of the Sustainable Alliance of Northern Elko County (SANE) on the 11th. Although schedule details are pending, interested participants are asked to please save the dates for the June event! For additional information please contact Kent McAdoo, 775-738-1251 or 775-340-3099 email@example.com.
14 JUNE 2015
21 JUNE 2015
25 JUNE 2015
Nevada Cattlemen’s Summer Board Of Directors Meeting
Tentatively scheduled to begin at 11:00 am at the Conference Room, Brand Inspection/NV Dept. of Ag, 4780 E. Idaho St., Elko, NV. Plans underway for possible BBQ for Young Cattlemen, Board Members encouraged to bring an 18-40 year old prospective YC Member with them. For more information contact Ron Torell 775 385 7665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 JULY 2015
12-14 NOVEMBER 2015
Nevada Cattlemen’s Association Annual Convention & Trade Show
Convention Center, Winnemucca, NV. Featuring Committee Get-togethers, Policy Development, Educational Seminars, first-time attendees sponsored Young Cattlemen’s Day/Reception, Night-On-The-Town and many other activities. Plan now to attend! For more information contact the NCA office 775 738 9214 or email@example.com.
27-30 JANUARY 2016
NCBA 2016 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show
San Diego, CA
19-20 FEBRUARY 2016
50th Anniversary Fallon All-Breeds Bull Sale
Fallon Livestock Exchange, Fallon, NV
Contact NCA office for more information:
775 738 9214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.